Membership and Board

Board (2023)

Our Board is made up of a majority of adults who spent some time in their childhood in orphanages, children's homes or other institutions.

Chair: Ms Caroline Carroll OAM (Victoria)

Deputy Chair: Mr Gordon Hill (Western Australia)

Secretary: Ms Karyn Walsh AM (Queensland)**

Mr David Henderson (Tasmania)

Ms Heather May (Northern Territory)

Mr Daryl Higgins (New South Wales)

Ms Jan Schaffarz (South Australia)

Mr Allan Allaway (Queensland)

** - independent Board member, not Forgotten Australian

Affiliate Members

Affiliate members are services funded to provide Find & Connect Services for Forgotten Australians in each State/Territory.

Queensland: Lotus Place - Ms Karyn Walsh

New South Wales: Wattle Place - Ms Yvonne Porter

Northern Territory: Adult Specialist Support Services - Ms Taylah Peters

South Australia: Elm Place - Ms Luci Lovelock

Tasmania: Early Intervention Services - Ms Le-ella Doyle

Victoria: Open Place - Ms Michelle McDonald

Western Australia: Lanterns - Mr Reg Casley

Contact details

Address: PO Box 374, Camberwell VIC 3124 (NOTE: change of address from 10 February 2022)
Mobile: 61 488 460 646