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 two 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.

  • Bicycle Infrastructure Group
  • G21 Public Transport Reference Group
  • G21 Roads Working Group
  • Warrnambool - Geelong Rail Line Service Working Group

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Pillar Leadership

William Tieppo (Chair)
General Manager City Services
City of Greater Geelong
Ingrid Bishop (Deputy Chair)
General Manager Infrastructure and Leisure Services
Colac Otway Shire
Greg Anders
Director Assets & Amenities
Golden Plains Shire
Stephen Anderson
Property Manager
Geelong Port
Craig Barrass
Progam Director Economic Infrastructure
Regional Development Victoria
Cr. Frank Buchanan
Colac Otway Shire
Cr Helene Cameron
Borough of Queenscliffe
Peter Cameron
Works Manager
Golden Plains Shire
Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance
Emma Connan
Manager Organisational Sustainability
Deakin University
Cr Brian Crook
Colac Otway Shire
Hadden Finger
Business Development Manager
Regional Development Victoria
Steven Fisher
Quality Assurance Officer
Geelong Taxi Network
Greg Fletcher
Manager Health & Community Services
Colac Otway Shire
Deryck Gall
General Manager
Hoare Bros
Peter Gibson
Regional Manager
Justin Giddings
Chief Executive Officer
Avalon Airport
Stuart Hansen
Projects & Contracts Engineer
Borough of Queenscliffe
David Hill
Manager Transport Infrastructure Policy
Department of State Development, Business & Innovation
Anne Howard
General Manager Governance & Infrastructure
Surf Coast Shire
Simon Jackson
Senior Projects Officer Enterprise Geelong
City of Greater 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
Robert Kuebler
Disability Advisory Committee
City of Greater Geelong
David Lockett
Branch Manager - Geelong / Ballarat
K & S Freighters
Dr Michael Loughnan
General Practitioner
Cr Brian McKiterick
Surf Coast Shire
Ken McNamara
Western Transport Alliance
Peter Milnes
General Manager
Wettenhalls Group
Fiona Moran
Building Bellarine Connections Facilitator
City of Greater Geelong
David Naylor
Area Services Manager BSW
Peter Nolan
Service Delivery Manager
CDC Victoria
Graham O'Donnell
General Manager
Regional Bus Services
Ashley Patten
Bike Safe Geelong
Sam Pirrotta
Manager Planning
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 Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
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