CEO at Servants Community Housing
Amanda’s engagement with social justice issues began in the 1990’s when she lived on site for 3 years as manager of a 38 bed boarding house managed by Servants Community Housing. The experience changed her life, Amanda moved to the Northern Territory and worked with the Yolgnu people in East Arnhem Land for five years and then to Darwin for ten years working in the areas of community development and adult education. Amanda returned to Melbourne in 2010 to work with Servants Community Housing and has been involved in the growth of the organisation from one property housing 38 people to four properties housing 95 people. Amanda is passionate about creating communities that give people safety, security and a sense of belonging.