Monthly Archive: April 2024

Meli receives $250k emergency funding for family violence program as incidents soar in Barwon region

A Geelong domestic violence program has expanded to include sessions for younger men after an alarming spike in incidents across the region, with survivors speaking out on why early intervention is needed. Family violence incidents have soared in the region, alarming new figures show, as survivors say early intervention is key to keeping men out...

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World Book Day with Ed Connect

Today is World Book Day and the Geelong Community Foundation is proud to showcase the work of EdConnect. The Gratton Institute reports that, in a typical Australian classroom of 24, eight students are unable to read well. EdConnect East Coast General Manager Danie McNeil, said that literacy is an essential foundation in order to build...

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World Earth Day with Geelong Sustainability

For World Earth Day, we are proud to highlight the work of Geelong Sustainability, a for-purpose community organisation that supports residents of Geelong and surrounding regions to be more sustainable in their everyday lives. Since its establishment in 2007, Geelong Sustainability has become the region’s leading sustainability group with extensive networks in community, government and...

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