Adj. Prof. Tony Pietropiccolo, AM
Director, Centrecare Inc & Co-Founder, Valuing Children Initiative
Tony’s commitment and achievements in the community and social services sector span over 40 years. In a sector full of committed individuals, Tony stands out not just for his remarkable role as Director of Centrecare, but for his relentless pursuit of social justice at the highest level for some of society’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals. Tony is passionate about the role of the non-government sector. Above and beyond Centrecare’s interests, he believes that the sector is central to the future wellbeing of so many Australians and has sought to protect the integrity and standards of social service organisations throughout Australia so they are able to maximise their contribution. This is exemplified by his significant involvement with many peak organisations and founding the Valuing Children Initiative.
Tony was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division (AM) in 2012 and most recently Adjunct Professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle Campus.Linked In