Visionary Partners

Visionary partners who have contributed to the establishment of Oonah and who also believe in the essential need for a gathering place in Healesville include:

  • Government
  • State Government:
  • Department of Health – Close the Gap
  • Department of Planning and Community Development
  • Department of Human Services


Local Government:
Yarra Ranges Council


Towards a Just Society (education bursaries), Alice Sloan Trust (Deadly and Safe Driving), RACV Foundation (Deadly and Safe Driving), Grosvenor Foundation (Young Women’s Leadership Circle)


Activate Australia, RE Ross Trust, The Flora and Frank Leith Charitable Trust, Towards a Just Society, Alice Sloan Trust, Gandel Philanthropy and Grosvenor Foundation.


Medicare Local (Womens Health Program)
Pro Bono Experts or Organisations that support HICSA Governance and Business Planning
Clare O’Kelly – Pro Bono Relationships and Project Consultant, All iN Production
Tim Bracher – Pro Bono Business Consultant, Bramark Consultancy
Mike Dawson-Smith – Pro Bono Human Resources, Melbourne City Council
Shirley Hamiill – Pro Bono Business Management
Carmel Kavanagh – Pro Bono Accountant
Information Technology and Web Page Design
Christopher Mawson and Mirko Velic Organisations
Swinburne University – use of Oonah
Inspiro – Health Promotion