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Julia Balderstone

Head of Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Coles Group

Julia Balderstone is Head of Community and Stakeholder Engagement at Coles Group where she is responsible for Coles’ community partnerships, fundraising, donations and grants programs.


Julia is passionate about building effective and strategic partnerships that deliver a meaningful impact for the community.  Together with customers, team members and suppliers, Coles last year contributed more than $143 million to the community in FY21.


Prior to her current role, Julia held various roles in media and communications, including Head of Communications at Coles; Senior Consultant at Currie Communications, Director at Hill and Knowlton; and Deputy Editor, Chief of Staff and Canberra correspondent for The Weekly Times.


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