Organisational chart

Last updated: 
24 August 2020

Organisational Chart of the Department of Veterans's Affairs. The org structure is also available in HTML below.

Secretary
Liz Cosson AM, CSC

  • Deputy Secretary Veterans and Families Services
    Vicki Rundle PSM
    • Transformation
      First Assistant Secretary
      Rachel Goddard
      • Enterprise Program Office
        Assistant Secretary
        Jason Howden A/g
      • Transformation, Change and Capability
        Assistant Secretary
        Kylie Perrin
      • Channel Strategy and Digital Enablement|
        Assistant Secretary
        Monita Lal
    • Clients' Benefits
      First Assistant Secretary
      Natasha Cole
      • Compensation Processing & Payments
        Deputy Commissioner Western Australia
        Assistant Secretary
        Peter King
      • Claims Assessment & Management
        Deputy Commissioner New South Wales/ Australian Capital Territory
        Assistant Secretary
        Victoria Benz
      • VEA Compensation & Support 
        Deputy Commissioner Victoria
        Assistant Secretary
        Alan Jones A/g
      • Income Support
        Deputy Commissioner South Australia
        Assistant Secretary
        Janice Silby
      • Business Improvement & Quality Assurance
        Deputy Commissioner Tasmania
        Assistant Secretary
        Luke Brown
      • Processing & Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme 
        Deputy Commissioner Queensland
        Assistant Secretary
        Tara Hatzimalis
    • Client Engagement & Support Services
      First Assistant Secretary
      Leanne Cameron
      • Client Coordination & Support
        Assistant Secretary
        Leonie Nowland
      • Client Access & Rehabilitation
        Assistant Secretary
        Tim Evans
      • Provider Engagement & Management
        Assistant Secretary
        Mark Garrity
      • Client Programs
        Assistant Secretary
        Jenny Cotton CSC
      • Deputy Commissioner Northern Territory
        Meghan Bailey

 

  • Deputy President
    Kate Pope PSM
    • Veterans' Services Design
      First Assistant Secretary
      Veronica Hancock
      • Wellbeing Policy
        Assistant Secretary
        Moira Campbell
      • Policy Development
        Assistant Secretary
        Simon Hill
      • Community Policy
        Assistant Secretary
        Alison Hale
      • External Scrutiny Policy Performance
        Assistant Secretary
        Carly Partridge
      • Data and Insights
        Assistant Secretary / Chief Data Officer
        Dr Paul Nicolarakis
  • Commissioner — Veterans Engagement
    Don Spinks AM
  • Veteran Family Advocate
    Gwen Cherne
  • Commissioner for Defence Engagement
    Stuart Smith AO DSC 
  • Chief Health Officer
    Prof Jenny Firman
    • Deputy Chief Health Officer
      Dr Trish Batchelor
    • Clinical Advisors
    • Principal Medical Advisor, Compensation
      Dr Fletcher Davies
    • Open Arms — Veterans' & Families Counselling
      National Manager
      Dr Stephanie Hodson CSC
  • Chief Operating Officer
    Mark Harrigan
    • Finance and  Property (CFO)
      Assistant Secretary / Chief Finance Officer
      Graeme Rochow
    • People Services
      Assistant Secretary
      Roger Winzenberg
    • Integrity, Assurance & Security
      Assistant Secretary
      Rodger McNally
    • Shared Services & Technology
      Assistant Secretary
      Joumana El Hassan
    • General Counsel & Legal Services & Audit
      Assistant Secretary
      Bronwyn Worswick
  • Commemorations, Communications & Parliamentary
    First Assistant Secretary
    Mark Fraser AO CVO
    • Communications
      Assistant Secretary
      Catherine McDonald
    • Parliamentary & Governance 
      Assistant Secretary
      Liane Pettitt
    • Office of Australian War Graves
      Director 
      Paul Nothard AM CSC CSM
    • Commemorations