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Each issue we ask someone from the alcohol and other drug sector to share a little about their work and life.
I reckon that the older you are, the more driven you get – and when you get to 67, you become increasingly conscious that there is only limited time in which you can make a contribution.
I wish I'd never... ignored the advice my father gave me in the late 1970’s about the importance of investing in real estate for the long term.
This weekend I will... get to spend some quality time with my gorgeous family, read a book, watch my two fabulous girls play footb
I'll never forget... the time I got to sing “From little things big things grow” with the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) at the 20-20 Summit in Canberra in 2008.
The qualities I most value in my colleagues are... the generosity of their hearts and minds. Our sector is made up of people who happily and openly share their expertise and experience.
I'll never forget... the personalities I have met on ‘skid row’ – lives so different from our own.
I wish I'd never... agreed to become the President of a junior football club!
I'd originally planned to work... as a geologist (I had a large rock collection under my bed much to my mother's chagrin).
I’m most scared of... anything bad happening to my two grown children, my daughter who lives in Tokyo and my son who lives in London.
The national centres are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Drug and Alcohol Program
Page last updated: Thursday 13 June 2019