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aboutaboutThe Geelong suburbs of Corio and Norlane have many advantages. Situated within easy reach of the central business district, Corio Bay, Geelong Port and other industry, Avalon Airport and the Werribee to Avalon employment corridor, the northern suburbs have accessible and affordable housing with good road and rail linkages to Melbourne.

But some areas face critical social and economic challenges including high unemployment, poor education outcomes, low household incomes and an increased likelihood of living in public and rental housing.

Around 60% of people living in the northern suburbs are at risk of becoming or remaining out of work in the long term.