The McCaughey Centre
VicHealth Centre for thePromotion of Mental Healthand Community Wellbeing
, Executive Ocer, Southern Grampians and Glenelg PCPRosie Rowe is the Executive Ocer o the Southern Grampians & Glenelg Primary CarePartnership. Rosie has held senior positions in both the public and private sectors incommunity education, regulatory compliance and partnership programs. Prior to workingin health, Rosie worked in natural resource management and telecommunications. Shehas a Bachelor o Natural Resources, an MBA and is a Research Fellow with the Universityo Melbourne. With her amily, she operates a grazing property in Western Victoria.
, Health Promotion ConsultantAnita Thomas is a health promotion consultant with extensive experience in publichealth. Anita has provided leadership and support or localised approaches to cancerprevention throughout Victoria working within the Cancer Council o Victoria’s SunSmartand
prevention programs. Anita has worked in both regional andcentral oce health promotion roles including work on reducing health inequality withthe Department o Human Services. She has delivered both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in public health including the ve day health promotion short course orDeakin University and has been engaged by VicHealth in the delivery o the Mental HealthPromotion Short Course over recent years. Anita is currently employed in a mentoringrole at Bellarine Community Health Service.
Our thanks to the range o organisations and individuals who have contributed to thiswork and helped develop a local Framework that will assist people across the state todevelop their own local plans to assist in reducing the impacts o climate change.We greatly appreciate the participation o local agencies and community members,including those representing health, community services, local government, educationand agriculture.We also appreciate the input o state representatives who agreed to participate in anExpert Panel, including Dr Jim Hyde, Jan Bowman, Monica Peer, Jenk Akyalcin andSally Rose rom Department o Human Services, Gordana Marin rom Department oSustainability and Environment, Andrew Dolling rom Department o Primary Industries,John Wiseman rom University o Melbourne and Cath Smith rom Victorian CouncilSocial Services.Several o the Expert Panel members have created opportunities or the PCP and wethank them or their proactivity. Jan Bowman has encouraged the PCP to apply theFramework to heat wave issues as a pilot area or the Victorian Heat Wave Strategy. JohnWiseman has worked with the PCP to explore implementation, research opportunitiesand has helped publish the document. We value his mentoring and look orward to theopportunities or collaboration ahead. Others have mentioned our work in public orumsand have enhanced our network.Richard Weatherly has generously contributed his insight based on a wealth o experienceas a armer, environmental consultant and artist. He has oered a valuable ‘reality check’.Thankyou
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