First Assistant Secretary, Market and Workforce Division, Dept Health and Aged Care
Eliza manages aged care workforce, dementia policies and programs, aged care programs targeted at thin markets, including services for First Nations elders. The Division is also developing the market stewardship function of the department, and implements policies and programs aimed at building the long-term financial sustainability of the aged care sector.
Eliza joined the Department in 2020 to lead the Aged Care COVID-19 Taskforce. She has held senior roles at the Department of Social Services, working on the NDIS, and policies and programs focused on families and children, including the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children, the National Plan to Protect Women and their Children, and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, working on the National Redress Scheme.
Eliza has a Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University. Prior to joining the public service, she worked as a Social Worker and Disability Support Worker.