Meet the team - Paul, Tom, Wendy, Brad & Colin

Colin Faulkner

Colin established the Golden City Physiotherapy Clinic in 1981. His physiotherapy interests centre around musculoskeletal conditions, sporting injuries and spinal pain, particularly after he gained his post graduate qualifications in Manipulative/Musculoskeletal Therapy. He has also been teaching Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy to undergraduate physiotherapy students at LaTrobe University, Bendigo since 2008.
Colin has had extensive experience working with a number of sporting teams including the Golden Square Football Club, the Bendigo Diggers Football Club and currently for the Bendigo Pioneers Football Club. Along with Paul and Brad he has provided physio to the Bendigo Braves and Bendigo Lady Braves Basketball Club for the past 20 years.
Through the past 30+ years Colin has provided physiotherapy to many other sporting teams including the Victorian Cricket Team, the Victorian Women’s Cricket Team, the World Orienteering Championships and the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2004 and was physiotherapist for the Australian Junior Women’s Volleyball Team travelling with the team to Thailand for the 2006 Asian Championships.
Colin has been a keen sportsperson playing football with Melbourne University, YCW Football Club and the Golden Square Football Club. He has also enjoyed playing soccer, basketball and tennis in the past and is now is a keen bushwalker. Colin is married and has four children.


Paul Bennett

Paul has been a principal at Golden City Physiotherapy Clinic since 1985. Prior to commencing he completed a post-graduate diploma in Sports Physiotherapy to support his particular interest in the prevention and treatment of sporting injuries.
Paul has had a close association with sport and athletes through his entire physiotherapy career and has provided physiotherapy to many athletic and sporting events. Some include the Australian Cross-country team at the World Championships in Poland, physiotherapist to the Australian Team at the World Ekiden (distance relay) Championships in Japan, he spent a season with the Kangaroo Flat football club and along with Colin and Brad continues to provide Physiotherapy to the Bendigo Braves and lady Brave's basketball teams.
Paul has been a keen athlete competing in many Victorian and Australian Championships in distance running, both cross-country and on the athletics track. He continues to compete in local and statewide competitions in open and veteran events and more recently he has taken up mountain biking as well. Paul is married with three children.

Brad Murphy

Brad has worked at the Golden City Physiotherapy Clinic since 2000. Prior to training as a physiotherapist Brad worked as a masseur for 4 years.
Brad like all the physiotherapists at Golden City Physiotherapy Clinic has a keen interest in sports injury treatment and prevention. He has previously been the physiotherapist for the Woodend Football club and the Kyneton Football club. And currently, along with both Colin and Paul, physiotherapist for the Bendigo Braves and Bendigo Lady Braves basketball clubs.
Brad has been a footballer with Kyneton Football Club and later Heathcote Football Club and is now a keen archer competing (and winning) a number of Victorian and Australian Championships. He has regularly competed in the USA since 2006. He is also a keen crossfit competitor. Brad is married with two children.

Tom Dowd

Tom has worked at Golden City Physiotherapy Clinic since January 2011. Tom graduated from LaTrobe University in 2009, and worked in Melbourne before joining Golden City Physiotherapy. Tom's major fields of interest are in sporting injuries, particularly soft tissue rehab, dry needling and physiotherapy for older generations.
Tom is a keen footballer who relocated to Bendigo to take up the position of Assistant Senior Coach at the Strathfieldsaye Football Club, and he has represented Victoria at AFL National Championships on a number of occasions. As well as being involved at Strathfieldsaye as a player he also provides physiotherapy advice for the club.

Wendy Seymour

Wendy has been our receptionist at Golden City Physiotherapy for over 20 years. She has many years experience in our practice and knows the place inside and out. Outside of work Wendy enjoys spending time with her family and three children and loves bush walking and traveling.

Janelle Williams

Janelle is the most recent addition to the Golden City Physiotherapy team. She has many years of experience working in reception and is a valued member of the team. 
Outside of work Janelle enjoys spending time with her family including her two children and their new puppy. She also loves travelling - especially to the beach.

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