Marion is a Director of her own management consultancy, with a focus on aged care, ethnic aged and migrant women’s health and well-being, as well as small business counseling and mentoring.
Marion has a special interest and commitment to advocate for the principles of Access & Equity and Social Justice and their application to migrants, especially women & children, and the aged from Non-English Speaking Backgrounds.
As a female small business owner, she is concerned that small businesses have the support to understand and comply with relevant legislation, especially business owners from Non-English Speaking backgrounds, as well as develop strategies to ensure their continuing financial sustainability and profitability. Marion was awarded the Order of Australia in 1996 for her work with older Australians and those from Chinese backgrounds, and a Centenary medal in 2003 for her work in promoting multiculturalism. She is also a Justice of the Peace in Victoria, and a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International. Trustee – Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust, and an Australia Day Ambassador.
Marion would like to continue, as a Board member, to share her experience and knowledge with ECCV and its members.