National Reading Writing Hotline Steering Committee Members

Department of Education and Training

Brigette Bergin
Director, SEE Program

Desirae Young
Assistant Director - SEE Program

Anthony Krieg
Assistant Director - SEE Program

Sharyn Downey 
Program Officer - Foundations Skills

The Reading Writing Hotline

Camilla Couch
Assistant Director, Student Learning and Community Engagement
Sydney Institute, TAFE NSW

Vanessa Iles
Manager, Reading Writing Hotline



Australian Council for Adult Literacy


Australian Capital Territory

Anita Dolstra
Policy Officer
ACT Education and Training Directorate


New South Wales

Kate Johnston
Sector Governance - NSW Dept Industry 

Northern Territory

Troy VanDerPoll                                                                                             
Training  NT, Department of Business

Nelson Brown
Training  NT, Department of Business

Deb Carr
Acting Director -  Strategic Policy
Training NT, Department of Business

Robyn Ober
IRC Fellow
Batchelor Institute


Les Retford
Principal Program Officer, Training and Skills Investment
Department of Education and Training


South Australia

Ben Rice
Senior Policy Advisor
Department of State Development

Karen Horner
Director Foundation Skills, Secondary Schools Engagement

Juliana Fitzpatrick
Senior Program Officer
Department of State Development


Anita Planchon
Manager Literacy Service, LINC Tasmania
Tasmanian Government



Jane Dewildt
Manager, ACFE Board Secretariat
Department of Education and Training

Linno Rhodes
Co-President, VALBEC - Victorian Adult Literacy
Basic Education Council


Western Australia

Cheryl Wiltshire
Senior Program Officer, Training Sector Services
Department of Training and Workforce Development