Tom Symondson


Conference Reflections

Friday 14 October 2022

3:30pm – 3:45pm

Speaker Bio

Before joining ACCPA on 26 September, Tom was the CEO of the Victorian Healthcare Association, the peak body for the public health, aged care and community health sector in Victoria, since 2015 after serving for two years as Director of Policy and Strategy. Before moving to Australia in 2011, he had a career in local government most recently serving as a political advisor in Southwark Council in London, one of the UK’s largest local authorities. Tom sits on the board of Aware Super, one of the largest superannuation funds in the country, with members across the health, aged care, education and public service sectors.
He has served on a range of government boards and taskforces including the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee for Mental Health, The Victorian Quality and Safety Council and the Public Sector Residential Aged Care Expert Advisory Group. He was also chair of the International Federation of Community Health Centres.