Update - 15 July, 2021
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Greater Geelong: A clever and creative future
From September 2016 to May 2017, over 16,000 people told us what they value about the Greater Geelong region. They also rated it against recognised elements of a successful community and shared ideas about how to address challenges into the future.
The result was a community-led blueprint for Greater Geelong that has guided the work of vision partners over the last four years.
In January 2021, we went back to our community and asked them whether the vision was still relevant – particularly in a post-COVID world.
Using surveys, stakeholder submissions and deliberative engagement, we asked about gaps and opportunities in the current vision to help us refine our approach.
Overall, the feedback was that the existing clever and creative vision was still a good fit for our community, but there were some areas that needed more focus. These included:
- diversity and inclusion
- recognition of the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners
- accessibility and affordability of health services
- mental health
- environmental sustainability
- education opportunities
- helping the local economy adapt to change
- community connection
- affordable housing
To view the refreshed community-led vision, please review the document in the Document Library on this page.
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