• Our people

Consumer advisory group

We work closely with consumers to ensure that our research activities are informed by a community perspective – one that considers women’s diverse experiences, cultural backgrounds and locations.

Chiedza Malunga

Chiedza Malunga is a public health professional with experience in refugee health and sexual and reproductive health promotion and research in multicultural communities. Chiedza has worked in statewide programs across Victoria, ranging from individual and community-based programs through to policy and advocacy initiatives. 

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Darcy Money

Darcy Money is currently a Master of Public Health student at the University of Melbourne, specialising in health promotion and policy.

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Sam Jones

Sam Jones is a communications professional who has worked for not-for-profit, healthcare, government and private sector organisations. 

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Rosie Allan

Rosie Allan has a background in education with a keen interest in health education, promotion and advocacy. She holds a Bachelor of Human Movement Studies with a major in Education from The University of Queensland and has previously worked as a Health Education and Science teacher in secondary schools. 

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Melanie McGuane

Melanie is a sole parent to two now adult children, working as a Registered Nurse and undertaking her postgraduate degree specialising in Oncology nursing. Melanie has a passion for open and honest discussions without stigma or taboo, breaking down stereotypes.

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Marianthi Fadakis

Marianthi is a values-driven professional with expertise in program evaluation, youth mental health and women’s reproductive health.

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