Following the inclusion of the AHO in the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) Jody is also leading work across the cluster on Aboriginal Strategy and Outcomes.
Previously Jody held various senior positions in the government and not for profit sector including:Executive Director Aboriginal Housing and Infrastructure WA; Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment WA; Director General Department of Aboriginal Affairs NSW; and, Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First People.
Jody has been responsible for delivery of community and state wide policy and programs, developing and
contributing to national policy reforms, and negotiating national and state government agreements.Before joining the AHO Jody was Director of NSW and ACT for Australian Red Cross for four and a half
years. During this time Jody implemented strategies and delivered a range of programs to strengthen social
participation for vulnerable individuals, families and communities.