Transport Pillar

The G21 Transport Pillar supports efforts to:

  • grow the region’s reputation, capability and capacity as the leading transport hub for south east Australia
  • improve community and visitor access to services, educational and vocational opportunities and lifestyle activities
  • improve the amenity and safety of transport infrastructure, and reduce the environmental impact of transport activity.

Priority Projects

The G21 Board has endorsed three Transport Pillar projects as ‘G21 Priority Projects’:

Latest Pillar Activity

Construction firms have been shortlisted to build Melbourne’s second river crossing.
Federal Opposition makes election commitment to improve regional roads, including Great Ocean Road, with planning monies for Barwon Heads Road and Midland Highway.
An update of the April Transport Pillar meeting.

Working Groups

The Transport Pillar has Working Groups of experts who meet to discuss and plan specific Pillar Projects.

For more information

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

Pillar Leadership

William Tieppo (Deputy Chair)
General Manager City Services
City of Greater Geelong
Stephen Anderson
Property Manager
Geelong Port
Greg Anders
Director Assets & Amenities
Golden Plains Shire
David Arnold
Manager
Avalon2020
Craig Barrass
Progam Director Economic Infrastructure
Regional Development Victoria
Sunil Bhalla
General Manager Governance & Infrastructure
Surf Coast Shire
Ingrid Bishop
General Manager Infrastructure and Leisure Services
Colac Otway Shire
Cr Jenny Blake
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
Cr. Frank Buchanan
Councillor
Colac Otway Shire
Cr Helene Cameron
Councillor
Borough of Queenscliffe
Peter Cameron
Works Manager
Golden Plains Shire
Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance
Emma Connan
Business Continuity Adviser
Deakin University
Cr Brian Crook
Deputy Mayor
Colac Otway Shire
Dr Tim Denton
Chair
Barwon Medicare Local
Graham Egleton
Director
Tradon Import Export
Hadden Finger
Business Development Manager
Regional Development Victoria
Steven Fisher
Quality Assurance Officer
Geelong Taxi Network
Greg Fletcher
Health & Community Services Manager
Colac Otway Shire
Deryck Gall
General Manager
Hoare Bros
Peter Gibson
Regional Manager
V/Line
Justin Giddings
Chief Executive Officer
Avalon Airport
Stuart Hansen
Projects & Contracts Engineer
Borough of Queenscliffe
Cr Nathan Hansford
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire
David Hill
Manager Transport Infrastructure Policy
Department of Transport, Planning & Local Infrastructure
Cr Rose Hodge
Councillor
Surf Coast Shire
Simon Jackson
Senior Projects Officer
Enterprise Geelong
Lenny Jenner
Chief Executive Officer
Borough of Queenscliffe
Stuart Johns
Senior Service Planner Regional Victoria
Public Transport Victoria
Chris Jones
Executive Director Campus Services Division
Deakin University
Mark Koliba
Regional Director SW Region
VicRoads
David Lockett
Branch Manager - Geelong / Ballarat
K & S Freighters
Dr Michael Loughnan
General Practitioner
MedicalOne
Ken McNamara
Chairperson
Western Transport Alliance
Unni Menon
Regional Director Barwon South West
Regional Development Victoria
Peter Milnes
General Manager
Wettenhalls Group
Fiona Moran
Building Bellarine Connections Facilitator
City of Greater Geelong
David Naylor
Area Services Manager BSW
V/Line
Peter Nolan
Service Delivery Manager
CDC Geelong
Graham O'Donnell
General Manager
Regional Bus Services
Ashley Patten
President
Bike Safe Geelong
Sam Pirrotta
Manager Planning
VicRoads
Marianne Richards
Senior Policy Planner
Department of Transport, Planning & Local Infrastructure
Fred Runia
Chief Executive Officer
Josies Transport Group
Benjamin Sangster
Service Development Manager
McHarrys Bus Service
Vicki Shelton
Manager Engineering Services
City of Greater Geelong
Kas Szakiel
Commercial Manager
Victorian Regional Channels Authority
Peter Valentine
General Manager
Geelong Taxi Network
Jozef Vass
Transport Coordination Manager
Department of Transport, Planning & Local Infrastructure
Jane Wager
Coordinator Community Development
City of Greater Geelong
Charles Waingold
Manager Strategic Transport Planning
Public Transport Victoria
Paul Westcott
Convenor Geelong Branch
Public Transport Users Association