Our Structure

Open Family Australia is incorporated as a public company limited by guarantee and is governed by a Board of Directors.  It is registered with the Australian Taxation Office as a Public Benevolent Institution and has Deductible Gift Recipient status.

Board of Directors - Open Family Australia and Whitelion

Chairperson
Ms Anne Barker

Treasurer
Mr Kevin Mullen
Director
Moore Stephens                   


Directors
Mr David Tucker
CEO
Enviro Pacific Services

Ms Emma Needham
Director
Emma Needham Corporate
Affairs Consultancy
     

Mr Bob Dalziel                   

Ms Donna Watt
Partner PwC

Mr Mark Watt 
Chief Executive Officer 
Whitelion and Open Family Australia
 


Executive team

   
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER   
Mark Watt
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER 
Kim Wood

GENERAL MANAGER
Rachel Porter

EXECUTIVE MANAGER STRATEGY
GOVERNANCE
     
Rowena Middlemiss

NATIONAL MANAGER, FINANCE
Ian Robertson
HR Advisor
Aida Akhlaghi 
VICTORIAN STATE MANAGER
Jeff Hamilton
NEW SOUTH WALES STATE MANAGER
Sharon Everson

WESTERN AUSTRALIA STATE MANAGER    
Mike Dixon

TASMANIAN STATE MANAGER
Barbara Walters 
SOUTH AUSTRALIA STATE MANAGER    
Amy Duke
 

Ambassadors - Victoria

John Turner (Lead Ambassador)
Alan Fletcher
Geoff Harris
George Varlamos OAM
Jim Farrer
Noel Gould
Peter Gunn
Phil Harrington
Phil Ruthven
Vicki Standish
Ivan Backman
Stan Alves
Doug Christie
Tim Pallas MP

Ambassadors - New South Wales

Dr Andrew Refshauge
Catherine Caruana-McManus
Jamie Lobina
Dean Miller
Warren Mundine
Ian Murray
Phil Ruthven
Deborah Light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Open Family Australia
155 Roden Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
T. 1300 669 600
E. ofaonline@openfamily.com.au

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