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Maria Myers a Burnet Patron

Angus Morgan

01 July, 2015

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Mrs Maria Myers in Kokopo for the launch of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies

Burnet Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Maria Myers AO as a Patron of the Institute.

Mrs Myers has a longstanding relationship with Burnet as a director of the Institute from 2004-2011.

A businesswoman, philanthropist and former social worker, Mrs Myers has been a strong supporter and advocate of Burnet’s work for many years, with special interests in the area of international and indigenous health, education and social justice.

She has twice visited Burnet’s Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies program in Papua New Guinea, including last week’s official launch of the program in Kokopo, East New Britain.

Mrs Myers is a Director of the Dunkeld Pastoral Company and Australian String Quartet, and Chairman of the Kimberley Foundation, Australia.

She is also a member of the State Library of Victoria Foundation Council, Loreto College Ballarat School Council, and a member of St Mary’s College Council, University of Melbourne.

For the full list of Burnet Patrons and Ambassadors, click here.

Contact Details

For more information in relation to this news article, please contact:

Angus Morgan

Senior Media and Communications Officer

Telephone

+61385062404

Email

angus.morgan@burnet.edu.au

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