ABOUT MAKING CHANGE

WHAT WE WILL DO

STAY INFORMED

WHO ARE WE MAKING CHANGE FOR

OUR CREATIVES

OPPORTUNITIES

GOVERNANCE



ABOUT MAKING CHANGE

WHAT WILL WE DO

STAY INFORMED

WHO ARE WE MAKING CHANGE FOR

Governance

The Making Change project is being delivered by Regional Arts Victoria
in collaboration with a community- and sector-led Taskforce and Creatives Reference Group.

Making Change Taskforce

The Making Change Taskforce works closely with the appointed Making Change Manager to provide guidance, oversee specific objectives and priorities for the project and to disseminate information about the project to their stakeholders and the wider community.

Members

Giulia Baggio
Chief Executive Officer
G21 Regional Alliance

Joel McGuiness
Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director
Geelong Arts Centre

Dr Tonya Meyrick
Senior Lecturer, Communication Design
Deakin University

Ilana Russell
Executive Director
Platform Arts

Vanessa Schernikau
Chief Executive Officer
Geelong Regional Library Corporation

Jason Smith
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Geelong Gallery

Tim Stitz
Executive Producer & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Back to Back Theatre

Creative References Group

The Creatives Reference Group (CRG) comprises a group of creatives living and working across the G21 region. Each member has been invited to participate based on their knowledge, experience and connection to their various creative communities. Their role is to ensure that voices of creatives are central to decision-making as part of the Making Change project by providing advice, recommendations and connections for progressing the identified priorities of Making Change.

Kate Berry (Geelong and Golden Plains), OK Motels, live music and festivals
Corrina Eccles and Steve Singline, Wadawurrung Traditional Owner Corporation
Andrew Ferrie (Surf Coast), Gruff Design, design professional
Bill Hurley Fraser (Apollo Bay), Winter Wild, festivals
Ren Inei (Geelong), Boom Gallery gallerist and visual arts
Ange Jeffery (Colac), First Nations artist
Ula Majewski (Surf Coast), writer and creative, writing and publishing
Yuhui Ng-Rodriguez (Geelong), performance artist, performing arts
Lyndel Quick (Golden Plains), Blink Dance Theatre and The Loft Studio, dance and performing arts
Lynne Richardson (Colac), Colac Maker’s Space, visual arts community
Nikki Watson (Surf Coast), Anglesea Performing Arts and Back to Back Theatre, theatre and performing arts

Manager, Making Change, Regional Arts Victoria

 

 

Stacie Bobele is an experienced arts and communications manager, with almost 20 years’ experience in local government, higher education and the arts industry. With experience in curatorial practice and arts administration, she is keenly aware of the importance of art’s role in the creation of identity and a sense of belonging within a community. As Manager, Making Change, she is looking forward to bringing together the arts communities of five municipalities – Geelong, Queenscliffe, Surf Coast, Colac Otway and Golden Plains – to deliver a shared vision for all creatives of the G21 region.

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