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This study quantifies the economic contribution of the Geelong campuses' ongoing operations and student expenditure to the local community in the Greater Geelong LGA.
The Geelong Project is a place-based, ‘community of schools and youth services’ approach to early intervention using population screening, a flexible practice framework and youth-focused, family-centred case management. The model builds in longitudinal follow-up and support to reduce homelessness, and achieve sustainable education and lifetime...
This report reveals the Geelong Project is producing unprecedented results in preventing ‘at-risk’ young students from becoming homeless, disengaging in their education and leaving school early.
When an adolescent leaves school early, they're more likely to end up homeless than their peers at school — and to be struggling with issues later in life.
In Geelong, Victoria, 250 young people leave school early every year and about 230 of them...
This article looks at how people’s access to neighbourhood centres and the diversity of buildings and commercial uses found there influences how, and to what extent, we interact.
Since 2016, the Regional Australia Institute and LinkedIn have mapped data on local skills and job mobility of workers in eight regional Australian cities, providing local leaders with critical near-time data on the skills, connections and mobility of their workers.
The Geelong Project is one of eleven innovations projects funded under the Victorian Government's Homelessness Action Plan. The development of a community of schools and youth services model in Geelong preceded this funding opportunity, but the alignment of significant funding with an important community-driven research...
A guide for local governments to help business to become more socially and environmentally responsible.
This report draws on the experiences of comparable cities in Europe and the United States of America to guide the transformation of the Geelong economy. While focusing on Geelong, the project underscores the need for greater policy and planning attention to be given to second...
For the purpose of evaluating the Greater Geelong City Council in a context defined by the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry, the Commission developed a framework for good governance. The outcomes of the framework reflect the objects in the Local Government Act 1989; the...