Sport & Recreation Pillar

The G21 Sport & Recreation Pillar fosters community wellbeing through participation and improving the capacity of sport and recreation assets to respond to regional needs. The Pillar supports efforts to:

  • develop organised sports (through supporting the development of coaching, volunteers, club governance, etc.)
  • link to the school sector
  • develop drought resistant facilities, and
  • share knowledge.

Priority Projects

The G21 Board has endorsed the following Sport & Recreation projects as a ‘G21 Priority Project’:

Pillar Projects

The G21 Sport & Recreation 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

G21 seeks public feedback on Cricket and Hockey long-term strategies for the G21 region.
The State Government have committed $150,000 towards a business case assessing the viability of a multipurpose motor sports venue at the old Country Fire Authority (CFA) training site in Fiskville.
An update from the September 2018 Sport & Recreation Pillar meeting.

For more information

Email ihicks@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
or fill in our contact form.

Pillar Leadership

Ian Hicks (Chair)
Manager Social Planning & Investment
City of Greater Geelong
Shaan Briggs (Deputy Chair)
Manager Recreation & Open Space Planning
Surf Coast Shire
Cr Anthony Aitken
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Damian Armour
Chief Executive Officer
Epworth Geelong
Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance
Brooke Connolly
Team Leader, Sport, Recreation & Health
Leisure Networks
Andrew Crowley
Sport & Recreation Strategic Advancement Officer
Deakin University
Nicole Frampton
Recreation & Open Space Coordinator
Colac Otway Shire
Erika Gee-Kot
Manager
Sport & Recreation Victoria BSW
Cr Nathan Hansford
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Cr Rose Hodge
Mayor
Surf Coast Shire
Phil Josipovic
General Manager Planning & Infrastructure
Borough of Queenscliffe
Cameron Loftus
Chief Executive Officer
Barwon Sports Academy
Cr Bob Merriman
Mayor
Borough of Queenscliffe
Cr Peter Murrihy
Councillor
City of Greater Geelong
Stephen Parker
Geelong District Operations Coordinator - West Coast
Parks Victoria
Cr Jason Schram
Mayor
Colac Otway Shire
Ian Seuren
General Manager Development & Community Services
Colac Otway Shire
Dean Veenstra
Recreation Team Leader
Golden Plains Shire
Simon White
Program Manager Forest Management
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning