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.

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

An update from the September 2019 Sport & Recreation Pillar meeting.
The G21 Sport and Recreation Pillar met on 3 June.
An update from the March 2019 Sport & Recreation Pillar meeting.

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Pillar Leadership

Shaan Briggs (Chair)
Manager Recreation & Open Space Planning
Surf Coast Shire
Dean Veenstra (Deputy Chair)
Recreation Team Leader
Golden Plains Shire
Cr Anthony Aitken
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
Sport & Recreation Victoria BSW
Cr Nathan Hansford
Golden Plains Shire
Ian Hicks
Manager Social Planning & Investment
City of Greater Geelong
Cr Rose Hodge
Surf Coast Shire
Cameron Loftus
Chief Executive Officer
Barwon Sports Academy
Cr Brian McKiterick
Surf Coast Shire
Cr Bob Merriman
Borough of Queenscliffe
Cr Peter Murrihy
City of Greater Geelong
Stephen Parker
Geelong District Operations Coordinator - West Coast
Parks Victoria
Cr Jason Schram
Colac Otway Shire
Ian Seuren
General Manager Development & Community Services
Colac Otway Shire
Simon White
Program Manager Forest Management
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning