Julie Tartaggia

Program Manager, Lao PDR and the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP)


Prior to joining Burnet in 2015, Julie worked with the Australian Red Cross in the International Program and the Migration Support Program. She also held positions in overseas NGOs, and in the Federal Department of Justice, Department of Planning and Community Development. Her roles included program and project design, planning and implementation, management of broad-scale contracts, and policy advice and development. Julie has also spent time living and working in both Nepal and Bangladesh - the latter working to build the organisational capacity of a local NGO.

Her passion lies in working with projects that support innovative evidence-based approaches to address issues related to social justice, human rights, local capacity development and health systems strengthening. Previous roles have focused on a range of areas including international development, refugee and asylum seeker services, alcohol and other drug harm reduction, gender research and youth engagement.


  • BSocSc(Psych)
  • BBus(Hons)
  • MSocSc(IntlDev)

Projects (14)

Current (11)

  • Accelerating healthy agriculture and nutrition

  • Demonstrating the impact of next generation Cepheid tools in TB

  • Engaging men to improve family health and prevent gender-based violence

  • Integrated Multi-Sectoral Approach (IMSA) To Improve The Sexual And Reproductive Health Of Adolescents In Magway, Myanmar

  • Integrated solutions for healthy birth, growth, and development in Lao PDR

  • Optimal community-delivered malaria elimination models for the Greater Mekong Sub-region

  • Rapid and accurate diagnosis of TB: New trial in PNG

  • ReBUILD for Resilience

  • Resilient Adolescents and Integrated Life Skills (RAIL) project, Dawei, Myanmar

  • RID-TB Patient Education and Counselling

  • The Mbereko + Men Model: Rural Zimbabwe

Publications (1)

2022 (1)

News Articles (7)

2020 (1)

2018 (1)

2017 (1)

2016 (2)

2015 (2)