Head Office

Bellarine Village Shopping Centre

25-29 Bellarine Hwy

Newcomb Vic 3219

ph   5248 1501

fax  5248 1753                      



Office Hours
Mon - Fri
9:00am - 5:00pm

Operations & Marketing

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Chris Thompson

Operations Manager

Chris has lived in the Geelong region for the majority of his life and been a community pharmacist for over 30 years. Chris has a passion for offering our customers solutions for their health with a strong science based honesty.

Chris is the Peak Pharmacies Operations Manager and has been the driving force behind the growth of the group with his expertise in business management. 

Chris wants to ensure that the service that pharmacy is offering is relevant and appreciated by the patients and the community, including other health professionals.

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Shelley Thompson

Marketing Manager

Shelley came to Geelong in 1997 where she became a founding partner at Bellarine Village. 

Shelley & Chris developed the business into a pharmacy focused on providing health solutions to the community, with the objective of bettering our customers health, forming the foundation for the Peak Pharmacies that is still relevant today.


Shelley is the groups Marketing Manager,  overseeing the retail operations and the Peak Pharmacies brand.

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Tahlia Forrest

Marketing & Merchandising

Tahlia orginally from Yarrawonga joined the Peak Pharmacies group in January 2020.

Tahlia loves creating eye catching and interesting content and displays to help customers find great health solutions with Peak Pharmacies. Her passion for community pharmacy, communication and design keep her busy on the shop floor and behind the scenes. When she isn't at work, Tahlia loves heading to the gym, watching the latest true crime documentary on Netflix and playing cards with her friends and family.

Finance & Human Resources

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Julie-Ann Dodson

Finance Manager

Julie-Ann came to Peak Pharmacies in 2008 after a career in Business Banking.

Julie-Ann enjoys putting her analysis skills to use, gaining meaningful insights into business operations to help improve business performance.

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Olga D'Arcy


Olga is a fully qualified accountant who combines bookkeeping and raising a young family. She has a passion for numbers and keeping books in order.


Olga always wanted to join the health industry because it helps people to be healthy and happy.

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Bonnie Plumridge

Human Resources Manager

Bonnie’s path lead her to the Human Resources arena after studying Psychology and finding a real interest in people at work. Bonnie’s passion lies with empowering each team member to excel in their role and reach beyond what they thought originally possible. 


Outside of work you will find Bonnie camping in the beautiful nature that Australia has to offer, completing a Power Flow Yoga class or trying out a new recipe with friends.