Health and Wellbeing Committee

The purpose of the Huon Valley Health and Wellbeing Committee is to:

  • Assist in identifying emerging health and wellbeing priorities and trends for the Huon Valley community;
  • Support Council with advocacy on and promotion of health and wellbeing matters;
  • Act as a consultative and communicative link between the community and the Huon Valley Council;
  • Strengthen partnerships across member organisations and other relevant networks and organisations.


Terms of Reference



Councillor Juarne Bird


Community Representatives

Elizabeth Haworth

Pam Lane

Merran Newman

Diannah Paramour

Anneli Valkama

Paula Swatman

Sophie Duggan

Denae Cotter

Tim Sanderson

Ines Carver

Dr Jo Topp


Organisational Representatives

Kim Bevan (Huon Community Health Centre)

Mirjam Holthuis (Huon Disability Network / Baptcare / NDIS)

Margaret Malpas (Huonville Library)

Jen Wehnert (Huon Regional Care)

Jafar Clarke (Colony 47)

Margie Kirk (SETAC)

Michael Higgins (Geeveston Community Centre Inc.)