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An Advisory Group of individuals with significant experience and expertise has been established to provide leadership and strategic direction on a range of FASD Hub activities.

Members of the Advisory Group include:

Member Position
Carol Bower MBBS MSc PhD FAPHM DLSHTM FFPHA Representative Telethon Kids Institute
  • Clinical Professor WA Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia
  • Principal Senior Research Fellow Telethon Kids Institute
  • Co-Director FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence
Catherine Crawford  Representative justice sector
  • Magistrate Children's Court of Western Australia
Heather D'Antoine Masters of Health Economics (Aboriginal Health), BAppSc (Health Science), Dip Midwifery, Dip Nursing

Representative Menzies School of Health Research

  • Division Leader of Education and Capacity Building and Associate Director for Aboriginal Programs, Menzies School of Health Research Darwin
Elizabeth Elliott AM FAHMS MD MPhil MBBS FRACP FRCPCH FRCP Chairperson Representative University of Sydney
  • Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
  • Consultant Paediatrician, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (Westmead)
  • Director Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
  • Co-Director FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence
Louise Gray BA BEd Master of Sociology Representative NOFASD Australia
  • Executive Director NOFASD Australia
Vicki Sweeney Representative Australian Government Department of Health
  • Policy and Governance Section, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Branch, Population Health and Sport Division, Australian Government Department of Health
Sue Miers AM Consumer & Community Representative
  • Founder and Past Chair of the Board of NOFASD Australia
  • Parent and grandparent
  • Cares for adult living with FASD (has been in her care since she was a baby) and her daughter who does not have FASD
Narelle Mullan Grad Diploma Geographic Information Science, Bachelor Mathematics and Computer Science Representative FASD Research Australia Centre of Research Excellence
  • Program Manager FASD Research Australia CRE
Neil Reynolds Consumer & Community Representative
  • Parent and grandparent
  • Cares for two children living with FASD
Doug Shelton MBBS FRACP Representative Australian and New Zealand FASD Clinical Network
  • Director of Community Child Health, Department of Health Queensland, Division of Family, Women's and Child Health, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
  • Senior Lecturer of Medicine, Griffith University, Gold Coast Queensland
Sue Thomas BEd Masters in Education Representative education sector
  • Marulu FASD and Early Life Trauma Strategy Coordinator, Marninwarntikura Fitzroy Women's Resource Centre

Heather Jones


FASD Hub Project Team

The Project Team has responsibility for:

  • day-to-day project management and implementation
  • preparation of project reports for the Department of Health (DoH)
  • day-to-day management of budgets and financial reports for the Advisory Group and DoH
  • development and implementation of a digital marketing & promotion plan
  • development and implementation of an ongoing evaluation strategy
  • working with stakeholders to identify what new information is required
  • development of new ideas and concepts for the FASD Hub
  • ensuring all structures, processes and procedures are in place to support the FASD Hub
  • ensuring the FASD Hub meets required guidelines such as Copyright Act and Accessibility Policy
Page last updated 16 July 2019