Ministerial Advisory Council

On Friday 27th February, Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos, chaired the first meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee for Children in Out-of-Home Care.

Its first task is to recommend strategies on how to recruit more foster carers and retain those already supporting children who have experienced abuse and neglect.

Members of the Ministerial Advisory Committee
Aileen Ashford, CEO, Children’s Protection Society
Muriel Bamblett, CEO, Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
Grant Boyd, CEO, Bethany Community Support
Cathy Carnovale, State Co-ordinator, CREATE foundation
Micaela Cronin, CEO, MacKillop Family Services
Lisa Darmanin, Branch Executive President, Australian Services Union
Sandie de Wolf, CEO, Berry Street
Bronwyn Harcourt, Principal, Croydon Community School
Katie Hooper, CEO, Foster Care Association of Victoria
Rudolph Kirby, CEO, Mallee District Aboriginal Services
Vernon Knight, Executive Director, Mallee Family Care
Paul McDonald, CEO, Anglicare Victoria
Anne McLeish, Director, Grandparents Victoria
Peter Mulholland, General Manager, The Salvation Army, Westcare
Luke Rumbold, CEO, Upper Murray Family Care
Kelly Stanton, GM Services, Wesley Mission, Victoria
Lisa Sturzenegger, CEO, Oz Child
Deb Tsorbaris, CEO, Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
Alan Wilson, CEO, Quantum Support Services

Click here to read Minister Mikakos' media release.

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