Who we are...
Bellarine Community Council Inc. is a community focused, not-for-profit organisation.
Our vision is to preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life on The Bellarine.
Our key objective is to encourage and facilitate a more integrated and coordinated approach in working with community, government organisations, and individuals to add value to the community’s capacity - socially, culturally, environmentally and nancially across The Bellarine.
What we do...
Our key activities are to Advocate, Engage, Plan and Enhance, and members are actively encouraged be involved in the implementation of our goals through issue based working groups.
- Advance and enhance The Bellarine.
- Lead and support sustainable, coordinated future planning for The Bellarine.
- Engage local individual and community organisations to unite and provide a transparent process for The Bellarine.
- Advocate with all levels of government in the interests of The Bellarine.
How we do it...
Understand & Engage
Engage with individuals, organisations and relevant authorities to develop understanding of local issues.
Create and Communicate
Create and communicate plans and processes to ensure the Bellarine community and other organisations are well informed.
Plan and Develop
Plan and develop visions, briefs and submissions on issues of short and long term importance to The Bellarine.
Advocate and Represent
Advocate and represent for key Bellarine issues through proactive engagement with local, state and federal governments and a liated bodies, business groups and community organisations.
How to connect...
Office: Ground Floor, 15 Hancock St, Drysdale Victoria 3222 Post: PO Box 549 Drysdale, 3222
Phone: 0458 293 695
Facebook: Bellarine Community Council Inc
Bellarine Community Council Inc. Board
It is important that we are transparent, and that includes sharing a little about who we are...
Resident of Central Bellarine who brings extensive skills and experience in leadership and strategy development. Originally a commercial lawyer and now an advisor to organisations and individuals across Australia. Former Director of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Secretary / Deputy Chair
Marketing / Membership
Resident of Drysdale and an enthusiast for The Bellarine and bringing like-minded people together. Former President of Drysdale PS P&F (5 yrs).
Dr. Patrick Coutin
Resident of Point Lonsdale and a committed advocate for marine and coastal environments. Since 2005, Patrick has had a leading role on the Executive Council of the Australian Society for Fish Biology and was the President from 2007 to 2009.
Resident of Leopold who is passionate about giving Bellarine residents a voice.
This is your opportunity to make a difference. We are committed to engaging and empowering individuals and community organisations to unite and provide a transparent process for The Bellarine. If that sounds like something you would like to do, there are a few options to get involved.