A highly experienced social worker with over 20 years experience working as a practitioner and senior manager in the health and human services field across a range of areas including, community development in Aboriginal communities, youth justice, homeless, child protection, disability services, maternal and child health, alcohol and other drugs and mental health.
Brian led the Victorian Government’s commitment to increase access to early parenting supports to improve the lives of children 0-4 and their families through the establishment of 7 new early parenting centres across Victoria. He also provided leadership across numerous areas of State Government investment in the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug sector with the expansion of residential rehabilitation and improving responses to those in the experiencing and perpetrators of family violence.
Brian has been with Family Life since 2021 in the role of Director Services.
Bachelor of Social Work (James Cook University, Cairns),
Executive Consequence Management (Barrington Centre),
Emotional Release Counselling and Anger Management (Expressive Therapies Institute – Dulwich Centre).