Health and Wellbeing Pillar

Working collectively to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for communities in the G21 region.

Priority Projects

The G21 Board has endorsed the following project as a ‘G21 Priority Project’:

Pillar Projects

The G21 Region Health & Wellbeing Plan (2018-21) identifies three priority actions that will improve the health and wellbeing of people across the G21 region. These are to enable healthier lifestyles, to prevent violence against women and to improve mental health and wellbeing. These actions ultimately support the objectives of ‘The G21 Geelong Region Plan – A sustainable growth strategy’. Current projects are:

Latest Pillar Activity

A July 2020 update form the Health & Wellbeing Pillar.
A G21 commentary: The G21 region faces a shortage of social housing at a level not seen before.
An $80,000 seeding grant aims to increase Social and Affordable Housing within the Geelong region to meet a rapidly growing need.

For more information

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

Pillar Leadership

David Meade (Chair)
Co Director Community Health, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care
Barwon Health
Jo Murdoch (Deputy Chair)
General Manager Customers & Community
Barwon Water
Georgina Alley
Manager Health & Community Services
Wellways
Michelle Ball
Executive Officer
Sirovilla Retirement Village
Leigh Bartlett
Regional Youth Affairs Consultant
Batforce
Helen Bolton
Chief Executive Officer
Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre
Grant Boyd
Chief Executive Officer
Bethany Community Support
Fiona Brew
Chief Executive Officer
Colac Area Health
Lisa Briggs
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-Operative
Max Broadley
Executive Director Client Services
Barwon Child, Youth & Family
Elaine Carbines AM
Chief Executive Officer
G21-Geelong Region Alliance
Shane Dawson
Chief Executive Officer
Bellarine Community Health
Shona Eland
Chief Executive Officer
YMCA
Cr David Evans
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Jillian Evans
Director Health & Wellbeing
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance
Greg Fletcher
Manager Health & Community Services
Colac Otway Shire
Martin Gill
Chief Executive Officer
Borough of Queenscliffe
Cr Kylie Grzybek
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Cr Kate Hanson
Councillor
Colac Otway Shire
Janice Lane
Manager Healthy Communities
City of Greater Geelong
Lisa Letic
Director Community Services
Golden Plains Shire
Cameron Loftus
Chief Executive Officer
Barwon Sports Academy
Emma Mahony
Executive Officer
Women's Health & Wellbeing BSW
Libby Mears
Chief Executive Officer
Leisure Networks
Jill Moodie
Manager Community Strengthening
Surf Coast Shire
Cr Pat Murnane
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Carol Okai
Executive Officer
Barwon Disability Resource Centre
Lise Pittman
Team Manager Community Strengthening
Colac Area Health
Cr Tony Revell
Councillor
Surf Coast Shire
Elaine Robb
Chief Executive Officer
Encompass Community Services
Anne-Marie Ryan
Executive Officer
Geelong Region Local Learning & Employment Network
Cynthia Scherer
Community Impacts & Grants Manager
Give Where You Live
Cr Owen Sharkey
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Robyn Stevens
Manager Community Life
City of Greater Geelong
Prof John Toumbourou
Chair in Health Psychology
Deakin University
Marg White
Community Services Manager
Colac Area Health