Julie Dempsey (Secretary)

julie-dempsey-profile-image-150x150Julie Dempsey has been an active member since 2005 and has supported the Network in various roles over the years including as Chair and Vice Chair. As a consumer Julie has used psychiatric services since 1982 and is very proactive in consumer rights – being a Senior Consumer Consultant at Forensicare. In 2014 Julie was awarded the Victorian Public Health Care Award for “Outstanding Achievement by an Individual or Team in Mental Health Care”. In 2016 Julie was appointed to the Victorian 10 Year Mental Health Plan Expert Taskforce and is on numerous advocacy platforms supporting mental health system reform.