Current Staff - About ELDAC

Current Staff

Many people are currently contributing to the ELDAC project.

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) 

  • Prof Patsy Yates, QUT Lead and Project Director
  • Karen Clifton, National Project Manager
  • Dr Gursharan Singh, Research Fellow
  • Jennifer Gavin, Project Coordinator (Sector Engagement)
  • Rebecca Moore, Project Coordinator (Sector Engagement) 
  • Diana Harrison, Project Coordinator (Sector Engagement)
  • Melissa Brodie, Project Coordinator (Sector Engagement)
  • Heidi Wiebe, Project Coordinator (Sector Engagement)
  • Dr Natalia Rusnac, Senior Research Assistant
  • Dr Vanissa Ong, Senior Research Assistant
  • Dr Linda Dunn, Research Services Officer
  • Prof Ben White, Policy Enablement
  • Prof Lindy Willmott, Legal Toolkit Lead
  • Penny Neller, Legal Toolkit Developer

Flinders University of South Australia (FUSA)

  • Prof Jennifer Tieman, FUSA Lead and Digital Innovation Lead
  • Dr Kelly Jones, Research Fellow
  • Dr Priyanka Vandersman, Research Associate
  • Courtney Thorpe, Research Assistant
  • Karli Goodwin, Administrative Officer
  • Eric Yang, Web Officer
  • Melissa Norris, Marketing and Communications
  • Jane Durbridge, Digital Marketing
  • Heather Grigg, Web Officer
  • Paul Tait, Navigation Content Developer

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

  • Prof Deborah Parker, UTS Lead & Residential Aged Care Toolkit and Home Care Toolkit Lead
  • Dr Holly Mack, Residential Aged Care Toolkit and Home Care Toolkit Developer
  • Ms Robyn Attwood, Project Officer - Toolbox talks; COVID-19 resources
  • Dr Simone Simonetti, Project Officer - Home Care sub-study
  • Dr Annie Dullow, Project Officer - Underserved populations
  • Ms Kerrie Clifford, Research Assistant - Data management
  • Dr Serra Ivynian, Research Fellow - Toolkit Implementation Framework
  • Dr Jo Lewis, Project Officer - Education Design

Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA)

  • Lesley King, Communications and Senior Workforce and Industry Development Officer

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA)

  • Linc Thurect, AHHA Lead and Primary Care Toolkit Lead
  • Malahat Raster, Communications Manager

Catholic Health Australia (CHA)

  • Shona McQueen, Senior Advisor
  • Nick Mersiades, Director, Technical Resources
  • Paul Linden, Senior Advisor, Aged Care
  • Julian Lee, Director, CHA Communications

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA)

  • Sean Rooney, Chief Executive Officer, LASA
  • Tim Hicks, General Manager, Policy and Advocacy
  • Jane Bacot-Kilpatrick, Aged Care Royal Commission Project Officer
  • Troy Speirs, Principal Policy Advisor
  • Marlene Eggert, Policy Advisor
  • Simon Page, Communications and Marketing
  • Megan Leddin, Events and Sponsorship

Palliative Care Australia (PCA)

  • Tamara McKeen, Chief Executive Officer
  • Margaret Deerain, National Policy Advisor
  • Katie Snell, Aged Care Policy Advisor
  • Kate Reed-Cox, Clinical Advisor
  • Jeremy Henderson, Communications

Page updated 15 April 2021