Message from CEO and Chair

Laura Collister, CEO and Michael Gorton, Chair, discuss the achievements and challenges the organisation has experienced over the last 12 months. Hear what they have to say about the devastating floods and the way our people have responded.

Advocacy & Reform

Claire Conlon, newly appointed Advocacy Policy, and Research manager, reflects on the advancements we’ve made in our advocacy space this year. While Gerard Reed, Director of Business Development, recaps on Wellways leadership in progressing mental health reform in Victoria. Find out what landmark service we will be providing in this space.

People & Services

Nikki Wynne, Director of Services, and Nicole Kondogiannis, Director of People and Culture talk about the challenges and opportunities our workforce have encountered this year, particularly how our people have demonstrated Wellways Values in times of crisis. Watch this review to find out more.

Carer Gateway

Rachael Lovelock, Director of Business Systems Transformation, and Louise Faulkner, Carer Gateway Program Manager, reflect on the improvements made in service delivery and the initial contact experience for carers, while renewing their focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+, young, and English-second-language carers.


Reconciliation is embedded in our everyday work practices. Support worker, Bailey Regan and Peer Rehabilitation Recovery Worker, Alexia Fauvette-Brown, reflect on the positive impact the appointment of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Officer has had on their connection to community, country, and identity at Wellways. Listen to why reconciliation and representation is everyone’s business, and what we can look forward to next year in this space.

Our annual review 2021-2022 demonstrates how we put our values into everything we do and how we continue to support more and more people where it’s needed most.

To read more about our progress, view our 2020-21 review.