Posted on Mar 27, 2018
Previously worked for Barwon Health and the Geelong Port Authority.
  • Awarded Order of Australia in 2017. (Emphasis by editor)
  • An active member of Zonta International for 35 years.
  • Ran a successful public relations company for thirty years.
  • Founder of Laughter Clubs Victoria Inc.
  • Founder of Geelong Region Cancerians.
  • Spoke of the importance of FUN as expressed in laughter.
  • Our first successful communication with someone is a smile, the precursor of laughter
  • Laughter raises serotonin and endorphin levels within us. (The happy hormones)
  • Demonstrated some exercises to induce the endorphins by leading laughter in a group..
  • Explained how it is useful for cancer survivors to involve themselves with this activity.
  • Mentioned that she is in demand in the corporate sector to encourage group-think and team building.
  • Phillipa responded to a number of questions from the meeting.