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Services to Local Government

Michelle consults directly with area leaders and team members within local governments, in order to align presentations with strategic outcomes and priority areas. All of the Bust-a-Burpee workshops meet funding criteria for community inclusion, engagement, and participation.  


Michelle facilitates workshops for community, keynote presentations for events, and ongoing mentorship for community organisations. Michelle is also available for consultancy on projects, strategic implementation, proposal and report writing. 

Get in touch with Michelle today to see how she can support your local community members, projects and goals.

" Michelle is passionate about inclusion as is evident in all of the work she partakes"

About Michelle Wong

Current Roles

  • Post-graduate researcher at Curtin University

  • Executive Board Member - Peel Chamber of Commerce

  • Board Member Women In Sport WA

  • Committee Member: Peel Capacity Collaborative 

  • Committee Member: MICEN (Mandurah Inclusive Champions Employment Network) 

  • Member of Curtin Autism Research Group (Thesis: Motivation to participate in mainstream sport for autistic youth)

  • Facilitator of the Premier's Science Engagement in Science Initiative of the Year 2022, Mandurah Autism Academy CoderDojo

  • Volunteer at Mandurah Surf Life Saving Club

  • Rotarian - Mandurah Districts

Current Projects

  • Senior Consultant - IDEA Academy Mandurah

  • Project Manager - The Great Southern Hackathon (August 11 & 12)

  • Regional Projects in Peel - Conference Speaker (April 4)

  • Presentation to parliament (Department of Sport and Recreation) My research on inclusive sport and the Bust-a-Burpee programs (April 4)

  • Future Skills and Education (Department of Education)  Conference Speaker May 15

  • Alcoa Business Awards - Consultant

  • Sport and Recreation Forum - Youth Volunteers keynote June 1

Past Projects & Recognition


  • HOW TO COACH KIDS - Vlog and Podcast guest for Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries 

  • YOUTH VOLUNTEERS | THE NEXT WAVE - Conference speaker at the Peel Sports Conference

  • DISABILITY AND SPORT COACHING WORKSHOP- City of Serpentine Jarrahdale (October 18)

  • COMMUNITY4KIDS - Facilitator of inclusion event (September 15)

  • PEEL JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION - Coaching Kids (October - February)


  • INCLUSIVE SPORT SHOWCASE - Emcee for City of Mandurah Showcase 


  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION - Frederick Irwin Anglican School, Mandurah Catholic College, Mandurah Catholic College, Mandurah Baptist College

  • AUTHORED FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN REGIONAL SPORT REPORT- Conducted research and focus group interviews to obtain latest data for the report. 

  • TEDX MANDURAH | SPEAKER - Disruptive behaviours forcing positive changes

  • COMMUNITY CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2021 NOMINEE - Recognition for the work I am doing, supporting employment pathways for autistic members of the Peel community

  • COMMUNITY CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2020 NOMINEE - Recognition for my work with autistic teens in the Peel region

  • CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR 2021- Mandurah Surf Lifesaving Club 

  • AGE GROUP MANAGER OF THE YEAR 2020 - Mandurah Surf Lifesaving Club

  • CURTIN AUTISM RESEARCH GROUP 2020 - Research Group of the Year

Local Gov Contact


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