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Odyssey/Deakin partnership: supporting better relationships

Deakin University has been an important partner for Odyssey House for some years now. In 2017, both organisations stepped up their level of commitment to create the Odyssey/Deakin research partnership, bringing together Deakin professors and skilled researchers with Odyssey executives and senior managers to lead research and innovation in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) […]

Laura Turner

Laura Turner is a senior reporter for Channel Nine and returned in early 2017 from a two year stint as the US Correspondent. She has covered some of the biggest news stories in the world including the mass shooting deaths of fifty people in Orlando Florida, the election campaign of Donald Trump, and the disappearance […]

David Broadbent

David Broadbent is former newspaper and television journalist with more than 35 years experience covering Federal and State Politics. A former Director of News for Channel Seven Melbourne and Sydney, he has worked in Canberra, Bangkok, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. In 2007 he joined the Victorian State Government, leading the Communications Divisions in Arts Victoria, […]

Prof Margarita Frederico AM

Professor Margarita Frederico BA, Dip Social Stud, MSW, MBA A board member since December 1994, Professor Frederico is Graduate Research Coordinator – Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Bundoora, with a particular interest in Not-For-Profit Governance and quality practice. She has long experience in practice research and education in relation to social […]

Michael Strong

Michael is a former solicitor, barrister, Prosecutor for the Queen, judge of the County Court of Victoria, Vice President of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Director of the Office of Police Integrity (Victoria) and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission Examiner. He has a current appointment as Victoria’s Principal Public Interest Monitor. He is a long-serving […]

Edgar Doble

Ed has over 35 years’ experience as a general management, branding, marketing and communications consultant in Australia/Asia Pacific region. He has a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Monash University (Australia). Born in the UK, Ed started his Australian career as a Brand Manager with Unilever before starting his own ad agency, Burrows Doble Lawrence. Other […]