Janet is the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner. She is a career public servant who for the last 20 years has held a range of executive positions at Commonwealth, State and regional levels, working in the areas of health and aged care policy, strategy and planning.
After stints in the NSW Department of Health, the Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Commonwealth Department of Health, Janet took up the position of Deputy CEO, and then acting CEO, of the Northern Territory Department of Health. While in the Northern Territory, she was also in charge of leading the government’s response to the Royal Commission into child protection and youth justice.
In 2009, Janet was awarded a Public Service Medal for her contributions to health system policy.
At NEAC 2019 Janet will speak at: