Ms Melanie Eagle
BA BSW LLB Post Graduate Diploma of International Development GAICD
Ms Eagle has qualifications in Law, Social Work, International Development, Arts and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
She is the Chief Executive Officer at Hepatitis Victoria/LiverWELL – the peak organisation providing advocacy, awareness raising, education and support in relation to viral hepatitis and liver disease.
Her professional work has spanned the public sector (city strategic planning, social policy, women’s policy, law reform and equal opportunity); the private sector (as solicitor); and the union movement. She was Mayor and a Councillor of the St Kilda Council. She has served on a wide range of Boards including Star Health (formerly Inner South Community Health Centre); Hanover Welfare; Prahran Mission; the Epilepsy Foundation and the Chronic Illness Alliance of Victoria.
Melanie is the inaugural Chair of both Respect Victoria and the Disability Worker Registration Board, and is a Director of Hepatitis Australia and a Patron of the Epilepsy Foundation.
Chair — People and Culture Committee
Member — Primary Care and Population Health Advisory Committee