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Elizabeth Ellis

General Member

Elizabeth Ellis

Utilising qualifications in social work and lived experience of CP, Liz has vast experience working in the disability sector.

Liz has worked as a Family Liaison Officer with Villa Maria Catholic Homes, assisting families to navigate the disability service system and prepare for the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Liz transitioned to Customer Experience where she chaired the Customer Experience Committee.

Previously Liz has held the position as a Lived Experienced Facilitator at the Housing Hub within the Summer Foundation. In her advocacy roles Liz has served as the Chair of the Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) and as a Board member of the Association for Children with a Disability.

Liz is privileged to have contributed to 3 Disability Advisory Committees, most recently Darebin Disability Advisory Committee and the EACH Consumer Carer and Community Advisory Committee.

Currently Liz is also the Chair of the State Government’s Accessible Transport Advisory Committee.

In the past 2 years Liz has engaged with CPSN as a member of Tribal Wisdom and an active member of Brains Trust.

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