Deakin / DH / DHS Strategic Alliance (Barwon-South West)


Deakin University, Department of Health and the Department of Human Services (Barwon-South Western Region) cooperate on various projects that have a common link with each other's priorities. A Strategic Management Team has been established, comprising a Deakin Coordinator, A DH/DHS Coordinator, and a Project Officer.
Deakin University coordinator

The Deakin University Coordinator provides academic leadership in promoting research, education and professional practice, with a strong emphasis on encouraging intersectoral collaboration to promote health and wellbeing in the Barwon-South Western Region. The Deakin University Coordinator contributes to the Faculty of Health research, program development and service at a national and international level.

Mr Matthew Ebden
Deakin Co-ordinator


Department Health coordinator

The Department of Health/ Departmant of Human Services Coordinator builds collaborative relationships between regional business units and Deakin University across the Business Plan’s strategic areas. The Coordinator supports the development of regional university alliances to enhance regional capacity to develop, plan and evaluate service models and systems.

Kay Mills
(at present on secondment until June 2013)

DH/DHS Coordinator

Project Officer

The Project Officer provides executive support to the governance structure of the Aliance. The key role includes building and managing significant relationships within the Alliance structure and with external stakeholders. The position is 0.6 EFT and is co-funded for the life of this Business Plan.

Chris Loughnan
Project Officer, Deakin/DHS alliance

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

29th April 2013