New CEO for Carers Australia

New CEO for Carers Australia

Carers Australia has announced the appointment of Ara Cresswell as its new CEO.

Ms. Cresswell's experience includes roles as the Director of the ACT Council of Social Service, the CEO of the Australian Federation of Homelessness Organisations and the Executive Director of Toora Women Incorporated.

"I am very excited to have joined Carers Australia at a time when the Government has shown significant long term commitment to carers with the recent release of the National Carer Strategy", said Ms. Cresswell. "I look forward to working with the Carer Australia Board, the network of Carers Associations, governments and key stakeholders to direct and shape policy that will ultimately improve the lives of Australia’s 2.6 million carers."

Carers Victoria acknowledges the traditional owners of this land and pays respect to elders both past and present.