Community Council

The Community Council provides advice to the Board so as to:

  • ensure that decisions, investments, and innovations are person-centred, cost-effective, locally relevant and aligned to local care experiences and expectations
  • assist in identifying service gaps
  • provide direction and leadership in relation to the integration of consumer, carer and community views into levels of primary health service operations, planning and policy development
  • advocate on behalf of the community, consumers and carers
  • increase consumer, carer and community participation in the Central and Eastern Sydney PHN region.


Mr Peter Kennedy
Regional Manager – Aftercare


Dr Mark Bagshaw
Managing Director  Innov8 Consulting Group

Ms Rosemary Bishop
CEO – 3Bridges Community

Ms Jane Cockburn
Director - Kairos Now

Ms Jessica Crause
Manager, Consumer and Community Relations - South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Mr Mat Flynn

Ms Jude Foster
Clinical Director – Regal Home Health

Mr Shane Jakupec
Regional Manager – Neami National

Ms Amanda Justice
Community Partnerships Manager – South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Ms Olivia Mallett 

Ms Julie McCarthy
Consultant Physiotherapist 

Mrs Sharlene McKenzie
Aboriginal Community Consultant 

Mr Peter Merrett

Ms Julie Millard
Consultan – JM Consultancy 

Ms Roslyn Morton
General Manager – Activus Transport

Mr Ben Steele

Mr Peter Valpiani
CEO – Haymarket Foundation 

Ms Liz Yeo
CEO – Newtown Neighbourhood Centre