About us

Our vision

To transform the capacity and capability of the aged care workforce so workers feel valued and supported to deliver consistently high-quality care to older Australians.

Our purpose

To galvanise effort across the sector and governments to build and equip the aged care workforce to deliver the care that older people, their families and carers expect.

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Our Constitution

As a not-for-profit organisation, working to improve aged care in Australia, The Aged Care Workforce Council is a registered charity. Our constitution and our financial reports are available on the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission website.

Our People

The Council includes CEOs of aged care providers, an employee representative and a consumer representative. This uniquely qualified group have come together to lead structural change across the industry.

Our Directors

The Directors act collectively as a board to provide strategic guidance for the Council and oversee the Council’s management team. They are accountable for the Council’s activities and performance.

Meet our directors

Cathy Thomas

Graeme Prior

Graham Dangerfield

Ian Thorley

Professor John McCallum

Kevin McCoy

Libby Lyons

Sandra Hills OAM

Our Council Members

The primary role of the Council Members is to elect Council Directors and approve amendments to the Council’s constitution. The primary accountability of Council Directors is to the Council Members.

Meet our council members

Ian Hardy AM

John Hill

Dr Anne Jones

Our Management

Our diverse, highly experienced team supports our Directors in leading the implementation and monitoring of our activities.

Meet our management

Angie Deegan

Blair O’Reilly

Chloe Smethurst

Mariah Valdehueza

Sarah McLelland

Zoe Zelman

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