Anne-Maree has 30 years’ experience working in the mental health sector in Victoria as a senior social worker and as a trainer with the statewide training and development unit. Anne-Maree has qualifications in social work and family therapy and is also a parent of a child with a disability. She cared for her son with a disability for 20 years until his death in 2013. She has been very active in disability advocacy including being president of the Association for Children with a Disability (ACD) in Victoria. She is passionate about disability issues and understands people’s need for flexibility, quality service and innovative options.