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Our Board

The work of the Red Rose Foundation is enabled by a team of highly skilled and experienced counsellors, group facilitators and court support team. The Red Rose Foundation support team work to provide trauma-informed, therapeutic support specifically tailored to respond to the needs of women and families who have experienced high-risk domestic and family violence.

Board of Directors


Dr Brian Sullivan


Brian is the Senior Lecturer, Head of Course for the Domestic and Family Violence Practice Program at Central Queensland University.


Di Macleod President

Di has worked in the area of gender based violence for over 37 years and is currently Director of the Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence Inc.


Susan Beattie

Susan has held multiple senior management roles across the public service and community sectors, focusing on driving cross-system improvement and reform, including in relation to domestic, family and sexual violence, child abuse, suicide prevention and alcohol and other drug related harms. 


Michael Muir

More information coming soon. 


Betty Taylor

Betty has worked across the domestic violence sector for over 28 years and is a current member of the Child Death Review Panel and the Domestic Violence Death review Board.


Corrine McMillan MP

Corinne is a passionate advocate with a strong focus on creating the best possible future for young people.

She is the Assistant Minister for Education and Youth Justice – two areas she's extremely passionate about as a former teacher and school Principal.


Michelle Moss

Michelle has worked in the human services sector for almost 30 years including disability, health, and domestic violence. She has worked in both Government and non-Government sectors in a variety of roles.


Yasmin Khan

Yasmin is the founder and CEO of the Bangle Foundation. She is a community advocate, who successfully founded and ran the award winning Eidfest for 11 years, a festival that celebrates the end of Ramadhan. 


Craig Zonca

Craig is one of the most respected radio voices in Queensland and has been behind the ABC microphone for more than 15 years, presenting 1000s of interviews with everyone from Prime Ministers to the stars of the stage, screen and sporting fields.


Rachel Drew

Rachel is a highly experienced workplace lawyer with extensive experience in government, education, medical & allied health and construction & resources sectors.


Inspector Mel Dwyer

Domestic, Family Violence and Vulnerable Persons Command.


Jim Cosgrove

More information coming soon. 

The Red Rose Foundation has a team of both paid and volunteer professional drawn from diverse professional backgrounds including psychology, social work, counselling, social science, policing and health. The Red Rose Foundation also offers a limited number of student placement specifically from students studying post graduate degrees.

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