Regional Implementation Groups

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The Advocacy Training and Development Program (ATDP) regional management structure consists of 3 Regional Implementation Groups (RIGs). The RIGs report to the Director of Advocacy Policy, DVA.

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The RIGs are responsible for the planning and delivery of training across their region based on the nationally consistent curriculum.

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Areas covered by each region

The three regions established under the ATDP are:
  • Region 1 — Queensland and the Northern Territory
  • Region 2 — New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia
  • Region 3 — Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia.
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Regional Managers and Program Support Officers

ATDP Regional Managers and Program Support Officers (PSOs)
Region Regional manager Program Support Officers
Name Email Name Email Phone
Region 1 Bob Grandin rm1 [at] Amanda Williams pso1 [at] (08) 8290 0283
Region 2 Lorraine Grey JP rm2 [at] Samone Mason pso2 [at] (02) 6276 4828
Region 3 Roger Greene OAM JP rm3 [at] Philip Boys pso3 [at] (08) 8290 0273

Enquiries can also be sent to ATDPenquiries [at]

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Each RIG has around 10 people who are members of the local veteran community, and who have experience and skills in the provision of advocacy service and/or advocacy training. There are also representatives from DVA and Defence.

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