VACC Facilitators

Promoting mental health awareness, guidance and program support

The VACC Fine Tuning Automotive Mental Health Program Facilitators are not counsellors or psychologists, however they will be the workplaces most valuable resource as business owners work their way through the program.

They will carry out face to face visits with participating workplaces or workshops to provide tailored support including:

  • development of workplace specific mental health action plans taking into consideration systems of work and suitable interventions
  • provide assistance and strategies for implementing policies and practices for improved mental health outcomes
  • provide resources and ongoing guidance.
VACC - William Joy

William Joy

William has been welcomed into the Fine Tune Automotive Mental Health Program. He brings 17+ years of extensive automotive experience and has accomplished status within the automotive industry. Starting as an apprentice mechanic with the VACC he has worked through multiple positions within the industry; these include warranty clerk, service advisor, tyre shop management, parts management, service management before settling into a field management role. He understands the required skills, knowledge and work practices that contribute to a healthy workplace environment.
VACC- Michelle Dunning

Michelle Dunning

Michelle has recently joined the VACC as a Project Facilitator for the Fine Tune Automotive Mental Health Program. She holds a Diploma of Applied Science Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Diploma of Gerontological Nursing and has completed the Business Growth through Quality with the Australian Quality Council. She has a track record of building high performance teams and creating strong partnerships with businesses, suppliers, customers and staff. Her leadership skills as a Deputy Director of Nursing/ Quality Manager has seen her involved in the development and implementation of a continuous improvement program. As an Owner / Director of a retail and online store that shipped globally for 17 years, she understands the requirements and regulations of running a small business. Her last 4 years has seen her working within the automotive industry in administration.

Contact them at:

phone: 03 9829 1130

Fine Tuning Automotive Mental Health