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Conference Organising Committee
Conference Chair
Lui Di Venuto (City of Onkaparinga)

Scientific Chair
A/Prof Tim Windsor (Flinders University, SA)

Committee Members
Dr Helen Barrie (University of South Australia)
Dr Victoria Cornell (ECH)
Cathy Lock (Meals on Wheels, SA)
Dr Katrina Radford (Griffith University, QLD)
Ms Joanne Tropea (Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC)

"Healthy Food - Our Way"

Mark Elliott is a Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal man whose family are the Trevorrow’s from the Coorong area of South Australia. Mark was a member of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dementia Advisory Group (NATSIDAG) since its inception until it wound up in 2015/16 and continues to have a passion for working in the area of dementia.

Mark is currently acting Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group (ATSIAAG) which is supported by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG). Mark was awarded Honorary Life membership in 2018 in recognition of his leadership as the inaugural Aboriginal Chair of ATSIAAG. Mark works as a Regional Client Services Coordinator with Aboriginal Community Services assisting Elders to live well at home.

The painting depicts families coming together to share bush tucker.