From Monday 23 August 2021, industrial relations organiser Lyndal Alston will be taking over workplaces previously represented by Judith Milne. Judith has been appointed as a professional officer, replacing Carol Pontil.
Sophie Bradford will join the Branch commencing as an industrial relations organiser and working with members in Lyndal’s previous area. Alison Ross’s appointment as industrial officer has been extended to the end of January 2022, when Rini Krouskos is due to return from parental leave.
Adam Dalzotto has been appointed to the position of regional industrial organiser in the Central Gippsland/Latrobe/Bairnsdale region, replacing Quinn McGuinness, who has joined the relieving organiser team based in Melbourne. Adam joins ANMF from Latrobe Regional Hospital where he was a graduate nurse and midwifery coordinator, having previously lectured in nursing at Flinders University.
Kim Pentreath has been seconded to the role of regional industrial relations organiser in the Horsham region, replacing Christine Steiner, until Sally Higgs takes up the position in January 2022. Kim has been an ANMF (Vic Branch) Councillor for eight years and joins ANMF from Bendigo Hospital where she was a nurse unit manager.
Tara Nipe also joins ANMF (Vic Branch) as a member assistance officer replacing Merryl Freemantle who has retired after 31 years of working at ANMF. Tara, an experienced Job Rep and clinical nurse has recently been working at the ANMF’s federal office as a professional officer.