Peter Selwood
CEO, Centacare


As Executive Director of Centacare, including Catholic Early EdCare and Xavier, Peter directly oversees the operational areas of the Community Services, Family and Relationship Service and Catholic Early EdCare services. Peter is also a director of St Rita’s College Limited and the chair of the Advisory Council for Marist college Ashgrove. He is a former director Catholic Social Services Australia Ltd, a former director and audit committee chair of the Australian Catholic Superannuation & Retirement Fund, a former director of Mercy Health and Aged Care Central Queensland Limited as well as a former director of Yourtown. Peter was the Chair of the Marist Ashgrove Finance Committee for more than 10 years and formerly on equivalent committees at All Hallows School. 

The Care Economy 

The Care economy in Australia represents a crucial and dynamic sector that plays a pivotal role in supporting our aging population. In recent years, we have seen significant growth in the demand for aged care services, driven by demographic shifts and changing healthcare needs. As we discuss the challenges and opportunities in this sector, we must focus on innovative solutions and collaborative efforts to ensure that our seniors receive the dignity and care they deserve in their golden years.