Jeremy (Jez): A trade qualified painter and decorator in Castlemaine for almost 20 years, he has experienced the highs and lows associated with the building industry financially, physically and mentally, and would like tradies to be more conscious of how depression, stress, tiredness and frustration can impact their lives and loved ones around them.
Lauren Randle works as the partners of tradies coordinator for HALT and has an interest in community health. She has lived experience in anxiety and depression and is a partner of a tradie.
Catherine Pilgrim is a Visual Artist and mother of two boys living in Central Victoria. A co-founder of HALT, Catherine is committed to helping spread the positive message that groups such as LIFELINE and BEYOND BLUE are available when people need them.
Caitlin has an interest in health and how our jobs impact our mental health. She has recently completed a PhD on the topic of mental health help-seeking in Australian farmers. Caitlin is driven to help people take action when it comes to their own wellbeing, as well as the wellbeing of their communities.
Amahl Weereratne has over 20 years of experience in the advertising industry working as a graphic designer. In 2017, he made the decision to move to Castlemaine and continue working remotely for ad agencies. Amahl’s experience will help grow HALT and the work it does with local communities and tradies.
Nicole is a personal injury lawyer who represents clients, including tradies, in Bendigo and the wider central Victorian region that have been injured at work. Nicole is passionate about ensuring injured clients get the compensation and support they need, including mental health support.
Tina has more than 12 years of experience working in health promotion and the community development sector, including managing ‘Changing Minds’, a regional mental health organisation in Auckland, New Zealand. She has also campaigned across New Zealand to reduce stigma and discrimination associated with mental health issues and has a strong passion for increasing access […]
I am Ange Roney. Mother, Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Friend, Community member, Registered Nurse and Diabetes Educator. My life is filled with family and good friends. I enjoy yoga, reading, travel and music. I have been affected by the impact of mental health issues on loved ones. This led me to HALT. I have worked […]