Samantha Edmonds

Older Persons Advocacy Network

Support @ Home

Thursday 13 October 2022

2:00pm – 3:15pm

Speaker Bio

Samantha Edmonds commenced as the Manager Policy and Systemic Advocacy in March 2020, following some consultancy work for the Older Persons Advocacy Network. She has extensive knowledge and experience in policy, advocacy, human rights, and a strong commitment to inclusive aged care. She holds Masters’ Degrees in Social Policy, Politics and International Relations, is on the Board of the International Federation of Ageing and is a distinguished member of the Australian Association of Gerontology. Previously she chaired the Aged Care Diversity Sub Group. Her background is in health policy and social justice. She is passionate about ensuring the voices of older people are heard and making diversity core business in aged care.