Lara Crawford

Our Management Teams

Lara Crawford

Executive Manager Permanency Unit

When an opportunity arose for me to work with Marymead in the OoHC sector, I was very excited.  Marymead had such a great reputation and I knew I would learn a lot about the funded service sector after so many years within the public service.

I have worked in Human Services for close to 30 years within numerous areas including health, disability, criminal justice and child protection. 

I am passionate about the rights of vulnerable children and families within our society and believe that everyone has the right to meet their full potential.  I am passionate about ensuring children can remain with their families when it is safe and if they can’t, they should be provided with the best alternative, preferably with the extended family.

I have a Bachelor of Education from the Australian Catholic University, a Graduate Certificate of Management from Deakin University and years of experience within senior management across the service sector.

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