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Environment Pillar

The G21 Environment Pillar aims to protect and enhance our environment while balancing regional communities’ needs by:

  • promoting sustainable best-fit land use
  • achieving quality stated emission targets
  • being national leaders in water efficiency
  • identifying and acknowledging natural and cultural heritage
  • protecting our bays, coasts and estuaries
  • ensuring no further loss of biodiversity.

Pillar Projects

The G21 Environment Pillar projects support the objectives of ‘The G21 Geelong Region Plan – A sustainable growth strategy’ and are owned and delivered by a variety of regional organisations. Current Projects are:

Latest Pillar Activity

A $1.5 million grant to the Conservation Ecology Centre’s Wildlife Wonders project will help broaden the range of experiences and encourage visitors to stay longer along our Great Ocean Road.
New seven-year blueprint to protect Port Phillip Bay (Western Shoreline) and Bellarine Peninsula RAMSAR wetlands sites.
An update from the April 2018 Environment Pillar meeting.

For more information

Email G21info@G21.com.au
or fill in our contact form.

Pillar Leadership

Rodney Thomas (Deputy Leader)
Manager Environment & Waste Services
City of Greater Geelong
Stewart Anderson
Manager Environment & Community Safety
Colac Otway Shire
Cr Stephanie Asher
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Cr David Bell
Mayor
Surf Coast Shire
Jan Calaby
President
Geelong Environment Council
Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21 Geelong Region Alliance
Emma Connan
Organisational Sustainability Campus Services Division Manager
Deakin University
Dan Cowdell
Project Coordinator
Geelong Sustainability Group
Mat Dickens
Chief Executive Officer
Dickens Family Group of Companies
Tony English
District Manager, Western Basalt
Parks Victoria
Cr David Evans
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Maddie Glynn
Manager Community Liaison & Education
Barwon Coast Committee
Carl Gray
Team Leader Compliance & Strategy Support
Environment Protection Authority
Katie Hart
Planning & Education Manager
Great Ocean Road Coast Committee
Cr Stephen Hart
Councillor
Colac Otway Shire
Tim Head
Business Development Manager
CSIRO
Cr Rose Hodge
Councillor
Surf Coast Shire
Phil Josipovic
General Manager, Planning and Infrastructure
Borough of Queenscliffe
Peter Lawson
Regional Manager Environment & Natural Resources
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
Rod Lowther
President
Geelong Field Naturalist Club
Cr Sarah Mansfield
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Louise Osborne
R&D Partnerships and Strategic Relationships Analyst
CSIRO
Mark Paganini
Manager Eastern Victoria
Conservation Volunteers Australia
Andrea Pape
Strategic Co-ordinator for BSW
Sustainability Victoria
Vicki Perrett
President
Geelong Sustainability
Rebecca Petit-Bramwell
Environmental Sustainability Officer
Deakin University
Graham Phelps
Chief Executive Officer
Corangamite Catchment Management Authority
Alastair Phillips
Director Conservation
Greening Australia
Ashley Pittard
Executive Officer
Barwon South West Waste & Resource Recovery Group
Steven Reddington
Senior Environmental Planner
Barwon Water
Martin Roberts
Environment Services Team Leader
Golden Plains Shire
Cr Les Rowe
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Kate Smallwood
Emergency Management Fire Project Coordinator
Surf Coast Shire