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 Health and Wellbeing Pillar projects support the objectives of the 'Health & Wellbeing Strategic Plan 2017-18' and ‘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

The Orange Door Support and Safety Hub in Barwon has celebrated its opening. It will work towards ending family violence and keeping children and families safe and supported.
An August 2018 update from the Health & Wellbeing Pillar.
Greater Geelong was one of 15 councils to receive grants to plan innovative new social housing projects.

Other projects and Working Groups

The Health & Wellbeing Pillar developed a number of projects that contributed to the implementation of the 'G21 Region Health and Wellbeing Plan' (2013-2017) and 'Service Coordination and Integrated Chronic Disease Management Plan' (2013-2017).

For more information

Email Libby.Mears@leisurenetworks.org
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Pillar Leadership

Libby Mears (Leader)
Chief Executive Officer
Leisure Networks
David Meade (Deputy Leader)
Co-Director Operations Community Health & Rehabilitation
Barwon Health
Georgina Alley
Manager Health and Community Services
Mental Health Fellowship
Zoe Barnett
Director Health & Wellbeing
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance
Leigh Bartlett
Regional Youth Affairs Consultant
Batforce
Grant Boyd
Chief Executive Officer
Bethany Community Support
Max Broadley
Executive Director Client Services
Barwon Child, Youth & Family
Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21-Geelong Region Alliance
Toby Crook
Project Support Worker
G21-Geelong Region Alliance
Liz Dando
Project Support Worker
G21-Geelong Region Alliance
Shane Dawson
Chief Executive Officer
Bellarine Community Health
Lindi Dietzel
Aboriginal Partnership and Planning Officer
Department of Human Services
Cr David Evans
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Jill Evans
Director Community Services
Golden Plains Shire
Greg Fletcher
Manager Health and Community Services
Colac Otway Shire
Cr Kylie Grzybek
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Cr Kate Hanson
Councillor
Colac Otway Shire
Geoff Iles
Chief Executive Officer
Colac Area Health
Lenny Jenner
Chief Executive Officer
Borough of Queenscliffe
Janice Lane
Senior Manager Geelong Otway
Western Victoria Primary Health Network
Emily Lee-Ack
Executive Officer
Women's Health & Wellbeing BSW
Rosemary Malone
Chief Executive Officer
Gateway Support Services
Cr Sarah Mansfield
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Jo Murdoch
General Manager Customers & Community
Barwon Water
Maureen O'Keeffe
Manager Settlement Services
Diversitat
Megan Peacock
Manager Research & Development Community Services
Gen U
Chris Pike
General Manager Culture & Community
Surf Coast Shire
Linda Quinn
General Manager Community Life
City of Greater Geelong
Anne-Marie Ryan
Executive Officer
Geelong Region Local Learning & Employment Network
Bronwyn Saffron
Manager Aged & Family
Surf Coast Shire
Cr Owen Sharkey
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Cr Margot Smith
Councillor
Surf Coast Shire
Prof John Toumbourou
Chair in Health Psychology
Deakin University
Marg White
Community Services Manager
Colac Area Health