Monika has extensive experience in government relations, advocacy, communications and project management. In her most recent role with the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Monika was the Advocacy and Communications Manager responsible for raising awareness of medicine-related harm and having it listed as the 10th National Health Priority Area by the Australian Government.
Monika has also previously worked for the national health not-for-profit organisation Dementia Australia. Prior to this she worked in politics and as a journalist. She holds a post graduate masters degree in Industrial Relations and is passionate about communicating and awareness of health issues that impact every day Australians to government, policy makers, the media and broader community.
Carlo has extensive experience and expertise in policy, advocacy and program management. He has worked for national health not-for-profit organisations such as Dementia Australia and The Consumer’s Health Forum on high level issues relating to therapeutic goods regulation, quality use of medicines and dementia.
Prior to this, Carlo worked in the Australian Government on issues relating to Human Rights and Transnational Crime for the Attorney-Generals’ Department and in Youth Affairs under the Department of Education. While in Government he helped establish Australia’s Roundtable on People Trafficking and worked on various issues relating to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.
Nick has been working for the non-profit sector for over nine years, engaging with many community groups both in Canberra and nationally. Nick is passionate about using his skill set to make a difference to contribute in the community.
Nick has developed core skills in creative, structural and aesthetic design, information technology and management in his various roles in the community sector.
Nick is currently Painaustralia’s web development administrator and project manager.