Health & Wellbeing

About the SIG

The Health & Wellbeing SIG reconvening, thoughtful & beneficial discussions around the 2017 Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

The Health and Wellbeing SIG discusses health related issues and works together to develop and deliver Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Planning priorities, health promotion and initiatives such as healthy eating, physical activity, smoking, alcohol and drugs, mental health and family violence.

The diverse group also promotes ways to reduce injuries and absenteeism internally whilst developing programs that will promote the health and wellbeing of their employees.

Who Should Attend

Local Government officers with responsibilities for developing and delivering health promotion initiatives, both internally and externally, and the development and implementation of Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans.

Convenor Details

Jaala Freer
Health & Wellbeing Officer
Mitchell Shire Council
Ph: (03) 5734 6254 |

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Date: To be advised


Health & Wellbeing SIG Convenor, Jaala Freer, Health & Wellbeing Officer, Mitchell Shire Council

I became a Convenor as I am the only Health and Wellbeing member of my team and I was keen to participate in a group with like-minded individuals. We are operating in an ever changing environment and with the elections and the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan due to renew in 2017 and it is important that we work together and not in silos. At our first meeting, it was so valuable hearing from others and their Local Government stories. In the upcoming year our focus is on developing a network that can continue to share and learn from each other all things Health and Wellbeing both internally and externally.


Should you have any queries, or would like to join the Health & Wellbeing Special Interest Group (SIG):
Please contact the convenor or, call LGPro on 9268 6400 |

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