Staff

Garry Page

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Chief Executive Officer

Garry has a wealth of experience with the multicultural sector in Queensland, having previously worked at Multicultural Affairs Queensland for five years in the role of Executive Director. Prior to joining ECCQ, Garry was Chief Operating Officer at Access Community Services, a major settlement service provider in Queensland. Garry has a high level of knowledge of multicultural and settlement issues and is committed to achieving positive and tangible outcomes in these areas.

Garry’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts, a Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. Garry has a strong track record of achievement in the public and private sector, having worked nationally and internationally in the areas of child safety, youth justice, homelessness, domestic and family violence, disability services and in the multicultural sector.

 

Vivienne McDonald

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Diversicare General Manager

Vivienne has worked in the health and aged care sector for over 30 years including roles in nursing, community care, aged care, management and business development in Australia and in the UK. Vivienne held a senior position in Victoria with the Royal District Nursing Service for over twenty years before moving to Queensland. She has extensive experience working with people from CALD backgrounds. She is a registered nurse and has an Advanced Diploma in Business, a Diploma in Management and is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

 

Athena Ermides

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Berlasco Court General Manager

Athena has been involved in aged care since 1980 and was the first Director of Nursing at St Nicholas Nursing Home, then the first ethnic specific provider of residential aged care in Brisbane.  She is currently the General Manager at Berlasco Court Caring Centre, a provider of high level residential aged care to those from CALD backgrounds.  Athena has served on many State and Commonwealth Advisory committees including some years on the Aged Care Planning committee as a representative of ECCQ, chair of the ACQ (now LASA Q) Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Network, as well as the Vice President of NIMAC, and is serving a third term on the Board of LASA Q.

 

Zhihong Gu

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Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS & Sexual Health Program Manager

Zhihong has worked in the multicultural health sector for over 12 years in Australia. Before moving to Australia, she worked in infectious diseases control and immunisation for over six years in China. Zhihong has a Master’s Degree in Public Health and a Bachelor Degree in Preventive Medicine

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 213
Email: zhihongg@eccq.com.au

 

Hong Do

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Chronic Disease Program Manager

Hong has more than 15 years of experience managing health promotion initiatives both in Australian and international contexts across a range of areas including, child health, immunisation, nutrition, sexual and reproductive health and chronic disease. Hong holds a Master’s Degree of Social Sciences (Health Practice), Bachelor of Economics (Finance and Banking), Bachelor of English (Language and Culture) and Professional Translator (English-Vietnamese) accredited by National Accreditation Authority for Translators & Interpreters Ltd (NAATI).

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 211
Email: hongd@eccq.com.au

 

Carrie Barnett

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Group Communications & Media Manager

Carrie has 10 years of experience working in the media and non-profit communications sector. Prior to joining ECCQ, she worked for the International Rescue Committee’s largest refugee settlement office located in Phoenix, AZ.  She has also worked as magazine editor and as a multimedia journalist for PBS. Carrie has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science from Arizona State University and a Master of Arts in International Relations and Human Rights from Webster University.

Phone: 3844 9166 ext 112
Email: carrieb@eccq.com.au

 

Eadie Hancock

Communications & Media Officer

Phone: 3844 9166 ext 112
Email: communications@eccq.com.au

 

Hedy Sri Munaswati Nicolson

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Administration Coordinator

Phone: 3844 9166 ext 101
Email:  administration@eccq.com.au

 

Rose Brown

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Community Leadership Program Manager

Phone: 3844 9166 ext 108
Email: leadership@eccq.com.au

 

Hana Alraman

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Program Officer
Chronic Disease Program

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 221
Email: hanaa@eccq.com.au

 

Elham Monsef

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Project Officer
Chronic Disease Program

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 224
Email: elhamm@eccq.com.au

 

Tiba Nabizadeh

Multicultural Health Worker for Afghan communities
Chronic Disease Program

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 219
Email: tiban@eccq.com.au

 

Helena Uhm

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Project Officer
Chronic Disease Program

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 217
Email: helenau@eccq.com.au

 

Latisha Miller

Multicultrual Health Worker for Australian South Sea Islanders
Chronic Disease Program
Location: Yamadi Lera Yumi Meta Assoc Inc in Mackay

Phone: 07 4957 8121
Email: healthworker@yamadi.org.au

 

Bahar Nader

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Multicultural Health Worker for Arabic Speaking communities (Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays)
Chronic Disease Program

Phone: 3255 1540 ext 222
Email: baharn@eccq.com.au