Giulia Jones is a dynamic and highly accomplished political and not-for-profit leader with broad experience, including ACT Shadow Health Minister, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, trade unions, board directorship, media advisory, and federal and state policy development. In addition to vast governmental expertise and established valuable networks.
Mrs Jones’ not only has a deep understanding of the health system, but a genuine empathy for people suffering from health-related issues born from personal and close family experience.
She also brings a successful track record in robust advocacy, strategy development, organisational excellence, and fundraising. A passionate advocate for the members and stakeholders she serves, she specialises in creating compelling programs that build widespread awareness, fosters engagement, and drives positive change.
As a natural people leader and motivator, Giulia creates a positive, empowering culture with a clear vision that encourages personal fulfilment as well as high performance.
Her advanced communication skills underpin her role as influencer, spokesperson, and credible proponent, while her administrative and organisational abilities ensure best practice process, policy, and governance for optimum results.
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.
Admin & Policy Advisor
Elli started with Painaustralia in 2022, having previously worked as an advisor at the ACT Legislative Assembly.
She also spent over a decade as the carer for an individual who lived with chronic pain and depression and understands many of the challenges faced by those who live with chronic pain and their carers.