Membership

 

Community and Disability Services Ministers' Conference (SCCHDS)

Secretariat
PO Box 344, RUNDLE MALL  SA  5000
secretariat@hcdsmc.sa.gov.au
(08) 8226 6191

TASMANIA
The Hon Cassy O'Connor (Chair)
  Minister for Human Services

The Hon Michelle O'Byrne MP
  Minister for Health and Children

 
COMMONWEALTH
The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  Minister for Families, Housing Community Services &
  Indigenous Affairs

The Hon Julie Collins
  Minister for Community Services
  Minister for Status of Women

Parliamentary Secretary Amanda Rishworth
  Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers

NEW SOUTH WALES
The Hon Pru Goward
  
Minister for Families & Community Services

The Hon Andrew Constance
  
Minister for Ageing; Minister for Disability Services

QUEENSLAND
The Hon Tracy Davis
  Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
   

VICTORIA
The Hon Mary Wooldridge
  Minister for Community Services

The Hon Wendy Lovell
  Minister for Children & Early Childhood Development
  Minister for Housing

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
The Hon Robyn McSweeney MLC 
  Minister for Child Protection, Community Services
     Seniors & Volunteering & SAAP

The Hon Helen Morton MLC
  Minister for Mental Health, Disability Services

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
The Hon Ian Hunter MP 
  Minister for Communities & Social Inclusion
  Minister for Social Housing
  Minister for Disabilities

The Hon Jennifer Rankine MP
  Minister for Education & Child Development
 
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Ms Joy Burch MLA
  Minister for Disability, Housing & Community Services

NORTHERN TERRITORY
The Hon Robyn Lambley
  Minister for Health
  Minister for Alcohol Policy

NEW ZEALAND
The Hon Paula Bennett
  Minister of Social Development & Employment

The Hon Tariana Turia
 
Minister for Disability Issues

Community and Disability Services Ministers' Advisory Council (CDSMAC)

NEW SOUTH WALES
Mr Michael Coutts-Trotter (Chair, SCCDSAC)
  
Director-General
  Department of Family & Community Services
  Ageing, Disability & Home Care
  Department of Human Services NSW
  Locked Bag 28
  ASHFIELD  NSW  1800


COMMONWEALTH
Ms Liza Carroll (SCCDSAC Executive)
  Deputy Secretary
  Dept of Families, Housing, Community
  Services & Indigenous Affairs
  GPO Box 7788
  Canberra Mail Centre
  CANBERRA  ACT  2601


VICTORIA
Ms Gill Callister 
  Secretary
  Dept of Human Services
  GPO Box 4057
  MELBOURNE  VIC  3001

Ms Chris Asquini
  Executive Director
  Children, Youth & Families
  Dept of Human Services
  GPO Box 4057
  MELBOURNE  VIC  3001

QUEENSLAND
  Ms Margaret Allison
  Director General
  Department of Communities
  GPO Box 806
  BRISBANE  QLD  4001

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Mr Terry Murphy (SCCDSAC Executive)
  Director-General
  Dept for Child Protection
  GPO Box 6334
  EAST PERTH  WA  6004

Ms Jenni Perkins
  Director-General
  Dept for Communities
  2 Havelock Street
  WEST PERTH  WA  6005

Dr Ron Chalmers
  Director-General
  Disability Services Commission
  GPO Box 6441
  WEST PERTH  WA  6872

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Ms Joslene Mazel
  Chief Executive
  Dept for Families and Communities
  PO Box 292
  ADELAIDE  SA  5001
  
TBA
  Chief Executive
  Dept of Education and Children's Services
  PO Box 1152
  ADELAIDE  SA  5001

TASMANIA
Ms Mercia Bresneham
  Executive Director
  Disability, Housing & Community Services  
  Dept of Health & Human Services
  PO Box 125
  HOBART  TAS  7001

Associate Professor Des Graham
  Deputy Secretary, Children
  Depart of Health & Human Services
  PO Box 125
  HOBART  TAS  7001


AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Ms Natalie Howson
  
Chief Executive
  Department of Disability, Housing & Community Services
  GPO Box 158
  CANBERRA CITY  ACT  2601

NORTHERN TERRITORY
TBA
  
Chief Executive
  Dept of Children and Families
  GPO Box 40596
  CASUARINA  NT  0811

Mr Jeff Moffet
  
Chief Executive Officer
  Dept of Health and Community Services
  GPO Box 40596
  CASUARINA  NT  0811

NEW ZEALAND
Mr Brendan Boyle
  Chief Executive
  Ministry of Social Development of
    Child, Youth & Family Services
  PO Box 12136
  WELLINGTON  NEW ZEALAND

Ms Dianne Rogers
  A/General Manager
  Older People & International Policy
  PO Box 1556
  WELLINGTON  NEW ZEALAND


AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF HEALTH & WELFARE (Observer)
Mr David Kalisch
  Director
  Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  GPO Box 570
  CANBERRA  ACT  2601

Subcommittees & Working Groups

SCCDSAC Standing Committees

 

1       Disability Policy and Research Working Group (NSW)  

Chair:                   TBA                            

                            

                           

                            
Email:
Phone:

Fax:

 

Secretariat:          Ms Anne Skordis

                            Director, Business Strategy

                            Ageing, Disability and Home Care

                            Department of Human Services NSW
Level 8, 83 Clarence Street

                              SYDNEY  NSW  2000 

Email: anne.skordis@dhs.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 8270 2417

Fax: (02) 8270 2437

 

 

           Australasian Juvenile Justice Administrators (ACT)

 

Chair:                    Mr Mark Collis

Director, Youth Services Directorate

Department of Disability, Housing & Community Services

GPO Box 158

CANBERRA  ACT  2601

Phone No:    (02) 6205 9490 (Mark’s PA number)

E-mail:          mark.collis@act.gov.au

 

 

Secretariat:            Ms Sally Nahak

AJJA Secretariat, Youth Services Directorate
GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Phone No:    02 6205 9465

Fax:              02 6205 3386

Email:           AJJASecretariat@act.gov.au



 

 Community Services Disaster Recovery Subcommitee (SA)

Chair:                  TBA

Secretariat           Ms Kelli Brown

Department of Communities

GPO Box 806

BRISBANE  QLD  4001

 

Phone: 07 3239 0791

Email: kelli.brown@communities.qld.gov.au

 

    National Community Services Information Management Group (QLD)

 

Chair:                    TBA

                             

Email:

Phone: ()

Fax: () 

 

Secretariat:          Ms Anne Reader
Executive Unit

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

GPO Box 570

Canberra  ACT  2601

Phone No: (02) 6244 1126

Fax No:  (02) 6244 1111

E-mail: NCSIMGsec@aihw.gov.au


   National Framework Implementation Working Group (WA /Cwlth)

 

Co-Chair:               Mr Terry Murphy

                              Director-General

                              WA Department for Child Protection

                              GPO Box 6334

                              EAST PERTH  WA  6892

Email:

Phone: (08) 9222 2505

Fax: (08) 9222 2653

 

Co-Chair:               Ms Cate McKenzie,

Group Manager, Women & Children Policy

FaHCSIA

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Tuggeranong Office Park

Tuggeranong ACT 2900

Phone: 026244 6900

Cate.mckenzie@fahcsia.gov.au

 

Secretariat             Ms Rachel Croome

Section Manager, National Framework Implementation

FaHCSIA

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Tuggeranong Office Park

Tuggeranong ACT 2900

Phone: 02 6244 1478

Rachel.croome@fahcsia.gov.au



CDSMAC Subcommittees

 

    Child Health and Wellbeing Subcommittee

* Please note that the Child Health and Wellbeing Subcommittee reports through the Australian Population Health Development Principal Committee to AHMAC.  It is not a subcommittee of CDSMAC although some projects have been jointly funded and its work is of interest to CDSMAC

 

Chair:                     Ms Jenny Cleary

Child Health & Wellbeing Subcommittee Chair

C/o Child & Youth Health Section

Population Health Programs Branch, Population Health Division

Department of Health and Ageing

MDP 152, Central Office GPO Box 9848

CANBERRA  ACT  2601

 

Phone No:     (08) 8985 8053

E-mail:           jenny.cleary@nt.gov.au

 

Secretariat:             Ms Bernadette Morris

Phone No:     (02) 6289 3529

E-mail:           bernadette.morris@health.gov.au

 

As at 4 May 2010 CDSMAC representative on Child Health and Wellbeing Subcommittee is as follows (refer to file S10/6331

 

Ms Karen Wilson

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services

and Indigenous Affairs

Phone:   02 6212 9197

Mobile:  0457 513 450

Fax:  02 6212 9572

                  Email:  Karen.wilson@fahcsia.gov.au

 

 

  Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Board – CDSMAC  Representative

                              Mr Jim Moore

                              Chief Executive

                              Ageing, Disability and Home Care

                              Department of Human Services NSW

                              Level 5, 83 Clarence Street

                              SYDNEY  NSW  2000 

Email: jim.moore@dhs.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 8270 2103

Fax: (02) 8270 2410 

 

Intercountry Adoptions (A/ Govt - NSW)

 

There is a Cwlth - State/Territory Intergovernmental Agreement for the continued operation of Australia's intercountry adoption program made in June 2008. 

 

As part of the implementation of the 2005 Overseas Adoption in Australia Report by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Human Services, under Clause 20 of the Agreement Ministers agreed that the CDSMAC and any working group it determines will progress a program of work covering harmonisation of intercountry adoptions legislation, fees and administrative procedures, and investigation of alternative models for  the operation and administration of intercountry adoption in Australia.  Clause 21 provides that CDSMAC will report on the outcome of this program to inform the development of the next Agreement between the Cth and the States on intercountry adoption.

 

There is a

Website has information about each, including membership, terms of reference, and communiqués about its meetings.

 

Each is chaired by:

 

Vicki Parker

Assistant Secretary, Intercountry Adoption Branch

Attorney-General's Department

Robert Garran Offices

3-5 National Circuit

Barton, ACT  2600. 

Ph 6141 3215

Fax 6141 3248

Vicki.parker@ag.gov.au

 

As well as Commonwealth membership, each relevant State and Territory Department, however known, has a nominated member of each working group. 

 

Each group is ongoing to the extent they have a task to do and will report their outcomes to CDSMAC.  Once their objectives are achieved I they will report and wrap up.  They are not time limited per se.


EXTERNAL COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

COMMUNITY SERVICES AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SKILLS COUNCIL (CSHISC)

 

CDSMAC Representatives 

Mr David Bradford
Director, Training and Specialist Branch

Department of Communities

GPO Box 806

BRISBANE  QLD  4001

 

Phone:  07 3861 1610

Mobile:  0413 789 093

Email:  david.bradford@communities.qld.gov.au

 

Ms Natalie Hamood

Director, Human Resources

Department of Families and Communities

GPO Box 292

ADELAIDE  SA  5000

 

Phone:  08 8413 9067

Email:  Natalie.hamood@dfc.sa.gov.au

 

 

CSHISC INDUSTRY REFERENCE GROUP - HEALTHY             STORIES

 

Ms Pauline Brown

Executive Director, Aboriginal Service Development and Delivery Directorate Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Human Services NSW

Address:  Level 5, 670 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW, 2302

Tel:  (02) 4978 6200

Fax:  (02) 4978 6295

Email: pauline.brown@dadhc.nsw.gov.au

 

Mr Graeme Rossiter

Director, Indigenous Health Workforce Section

Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing

Phone: +61 2 6289 8078

Mob: 0431 930 710

Fax: +61 2 6289 8049

Email: graeme.rossiter@health.gov.au

 

 

CSHISC INDUSTRY REFERENCE GROUP – PROJECT TO ESTABLISH SKILLS – ARTICULATION MODELS IN THE AREA OF MENTAL HEALTH

 

CDSMAC representative to Community Industry Reference Group for project to establish skills-articulation models in the area of mental health (Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council) 
 

Ms Majella Ryan

General Manager

HACC and Non-Government Organisation Contracting

Disability Services

Department of Communities and Disability Services

 

Phone:  07 3247 0482

Mobile:  0412 484 874

Fax:         07 3224 8038

Email:      majella.ryan@disability.qld.gov.au

 

 

FOURTH NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH PLAN CROSS SECTORAL IMPLEMENTATION WORKING GROUP

 

Two nominees representing SCCHDS on the 4th National Mental Health Plan Cross Sectoral Implementation Working Group:

 

-                 Mr Ivan Frkovic, Director, Community Mental Health Branch, QLD Department of Communities; and

-                 Mr Evan Lewis, Group Manager, Commonwealth FaHCSIA.

 

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION SYSTEMS OFFICIALS COMMITTEE (AESOC)

 

CDSMAC representative to Committee:

 

Ms Megan Mitchell

Executive Director

Office for Children Youth & Family Support

ACT Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services

 

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION YOUTH SYSTEMS OFFICIALS COMMITTEE (AEYSOC) WORKING GROUP

 

CDSMAC representation sought by Ministerial Council on Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA)

 

Role of Working group - collaborate in support of the National Partnerships with a focus on the impact on young Australians, and in particular, the National Partnership on Homelessness.

 

Mr Rocco Fonzi

A/ Director

Youth Services and Youth Justice Branch

Department of Human Services

Victoria

Ph: 03 9096 7533

E-mail: rocco.fonzi@dhs.vic.gov.au

 

Ms Kate Gumley (for the Housing Ministers’ Advisory Committee)

Branch Manager Homelessness Branch

Dept of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Ph: 02 6244 1456

E-mail: Kate.gumley@fahcsia.gov.au

 

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