ABOUT 2019-10-17T01:28:33+00:00


  • A registered charitable organisation.

  • A company limited by guarantee.

  • Recognised by the Australian Tax Office as Tax Concession Charity with Public Benevolent Institution status.


Simon Reeves
Simon ReevesJoint CEO
Simon is passionate about creating healthy, sustainable and inclusive neighbourhoods. He has been working in community development and place making for the past 18 years and holds a degree in Social Work and Masters in Social Change and Sustainability. Kaylene and Simon are joint CEO’s and have been leading the team in Norlane since 2012. They currently live in Norlane with their three children. Simon is passionate about growing wonderful vegetable gardens and playing soccer.
Kaylene Reeves
Kaylene ReevesJoint CEO
Kaylene Reeves is an experienced community development practitioner and has spent more than 13 years living and working in some of Australia’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Her roles have include managing social enterprise cafes, case management and piloting various innovative food based initiatives. Kaylene is studying public health and nutrition at Deakin University. Kaylene and Simon are joint CEO’s and have been leading the team in Norlane since 2012. They currently live in Norlane with their three children. One of Kaylene’s biggest passions is in sharing her love for food with her neighbours.


Peter Greenwood
Peter Greenwood
Peter is a Uniting Church minister who for 35 years, has served congregations in the Wimmera country, Yarra Valley bush, Whittlesea growth corridor, inner city Port Melbourne and the desert of the APY Lands in South Australia. He has been involved in the Norlane community since 2016.
Timothy Jeffries
Timothy Jeffries
Tim has a range of experience in small business, not-for-profit, community development, education and religious contexts. He is currently a director of The Good Cup; was previously the director of Praxis Victoria; Team Leader of the Urban Seed Youth and Schools Team; Community Development Minister at Northern Community Church of Christ and; Founder and Pastor of Loam Community Church.
Sue Greenwood
Sue Greenwood
Sue is a registered nurse with post graduate qualifications in family and child health. She has worked extensively in central Australia over a nine year period prior to moving to Geelong in early 2016. She has been involved with the Norlane Urban Seed community and wider neighbourhood since moving to Geelong. She works part time as a registered nurse in rehab and palliative care at the McKellar Centre in Geelong.

About Us

We aim to care for people and place through programs and initiatives that seek to address specific community needs around social isolation, supporting families, food security, activating local leadership, health and well-being.

Where Are We

Hours: Monday – Friday

Office: 4 Spruhan Ave, Norlane 3214

Contact: 0408299981

Email: info@norlaneci.org.au

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