Margaret Walsh OAM

Council Member, Aged Care Council of Elders

Biography

 

Margaret is an experienced former nurse and manager of organisations providing services to people who live with disability and to people receiving aged care services. She has been a strong advocate for the disability sector for over 20 years and, since retirement, the health and aged care sector.

Margaret is a community representative for the Older Person Health Network Expert Advisory Group in Western Australia and a board member of the Australian Independent Retirees.

Margaret was awarded a Medal in the Order of Australia for her services to people with disability in 2011.

Margaret is committed to inclusion and advocating for the rights of older people.