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Contact Cr Healey


I am committed to listening to the community and providing locally-focused representation on issues affecting your life, your family and the amenity of our City.

I have a strong commitment to local community service, social justice and a fundamental belief in democracy. I have a track record of enabling community, putting community first while finding the balance between local needs and the legislative framework.


Cr Healey, and his family, live in the heart of Studley Ward. Cr Healey was first elected in November 2004. He was re-elected in 2008, 2012 and 2016 and is currently Mayor for 2016-2017.

Cr Healey works as a business development manager for an Australian owned, Melbourne based, Microsoft Award winning, Software Development and Technology Infrastructure company. He works with clients locally and internationally across the FMCG, Not for Profit, Entertainment, Financial Services including all levels of government.

Graduating in Electronics from RMIT in 1979, Cr Healey has worked in the fields of design and manufacture, marketing, and has had more than 30 years’ experience in senior management positions.

His commitment to the community is demonstrated through his involvement with youth, senior citizens, sporting and recreational activities, as well as his passion for music.


  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Australian Institute of Project Management

Council Committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Management Performance Review Committee
  • Budget Process Review Working Group (BPRWG)
  • Kew Library Redevelopment Steering Committee
  • Kew Recreation Centre - Aquatics Renewal Steering Committee
  • Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Advisory Group

External Advisory Committees

  • Boroondara Family Violence Network
  • Boroondara Community Strengthening Grants Assessment Panel - Substitute
  • Library Services Advisory Committee
  • Boroondara - Swinburne University of Technology Collaborative Panel
  • Metropolitan Local Government Waste Forum - Chair
  • Boroondara Cares

Hobbies and interests

Spending time with family and friends. Fishing, reading, music and cycling.

Boroondara Community Profile

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