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Weenthunga’s governance

Weenthunga’s governance is a First Australian-led model which emphasises First Australian and Australian collaboration. The Committee of Management comprises a mix of health practitioners and a mix of First Australians and Australians. The position of President can only be held by a First Australian and there will always be a majority of First Australians on the Committee. 

The 2017 Committee of Management:

PRESIDENT: Brenda McDermott 

VICE PRESIDENT: Jacqueline Watkins

TREASURER:  Sue Tuitupou

Committee Members:  David Menzies; Carol Mioduchowski; Melissa Deacon-Crouch; Sam Paxton; Liz Cameron.

WEENTHUNGA MEMBERSHIP
First Australians in a health role in Victoria are encouraged to become Full Members with voting rights. Australians in a health role in Victoria are encouraged to become Associate Members and participate actively in the organisation – but without voting rights.  Health students are welcome as student members.

WEENTHUNGA VISION
The Weenthunga Health Network aims to harness the grass roots involvement of First Australians and Australians in Victoria, to collaborate and contribute to strategies developed together, to work towards health equality for First Australians and Australians.