Families ACT
Our vision is a Canberra where all families thrive


Our People


The Board

Pauline Thorneloe

Justine McNamara
Vice President

Judith Tokley
Public Officer
Director Stakeholder Relations
Truth Justice and Healing Council

Riyana (Mira) Miranti
Associate Professor
NATSEM, University of Canberra

Liam McNicholas
Operations Manager Children's Services
Northside Community Service

Lucy Mitchell
Unit Manager, Quality


The Advisory Council

Kerry Fitzroy
Therapeutic Community Manager
Karralika Programs Inc.

Sarah Murdoch
Executive Officer
St John's Care

Amanda Savle
Client Services Manager
Gugan Gulwan

Suella Jarvis
Director Community Services
YWCA Canberra

Marianne Ibrahim
Early Intervention Services Manager
Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Bronwyn Downes
Manager Birth Family Advocacy Service
Red Cross ACT

Cara Jacobs
Director, Community Services
YWCA Canberra

Families ACT

Will Mollison
Executive Officer

Karen Hall
Media and Research