Sanctuary East Gippsland Collective

Jo Moulton Co-founder Sanctuary E.G. Director/Designer JOMO Australia Creative Strategist, Regional Development Consultant, WebDesigner @

Dr Nicola Watts, AdjunctProfessor Federation University,Former CEO Food and FibreGippsland.

C4Impact PrincipalConsultant

About Us

Michael Trudgeon, Professor of Architecture and Design RMIT University,

Director Crowd Productions P/L Dep.Director Eco-Innovation Lab University of Melbourne

Jenny Robertson Foundation Member Sanctuary EG. Gracemere Partnership, Partner in regenerative agriculture/wool growing,

Member Victorian Landcare Board

We are a collective of experienced, like-minded colleagues with a passion for the beauty & remoteness of East Gippsland. We have deep connections within the communities & the capabilities to co-design & implement smart,renewal strategies. We bring a mix of specialist skills & experience to the table. We are focused on:

  • Co-design for innovation & smart development strategies

  • Creation of hubs (‘sanctuaries’) & clusters of enterprise & creativity

  • Engagement with stakeholders across sectors, across cultures & across borders

  • Building capacity to deliver world-class ‘experiences’

  • Digital connectivity & innovation for global impact

  • Co-design of innovative, sustainable and strategic infrastructure

  • Investment attraction & job creation.


The Sanctuary East Gippsland Collective promotes, inclusiveness, collaboration and co-design principles. We offer a suite of methodologies including Smart Specialization principles (S3) & Cluster Development, Eco-Innovation Prototyping & Place-based Design, Strategic Design, The Art of Strategic Planning & World Competitive Services (WCS) for benchmarking and a Fellowship Network of Farmers for Climate Action. We have extensive leadership, facilitation, regional development and project management experience.

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