Jaymee Beveridge is a proud Aboriginal woman from far north Queensland with family ties to the Torres Strait Islands and Palm Island. Jaymee embraces her mixed heritage, stating she is richer culturally for being jointly raised in a Greek and Indigenous Australian family environment.
Jaymee was appointed the Vice President, Indigenous Strategy and Engagement in 2023. Prior to this role, she served as the Executive Director (Indigenous Strategy) starting in 2021 and had been the Director of Woolyungah Indigenous Centre at UOW since 2018. With over 17 years of experience in the Australian public service sector, Jaymee specialises in Community and Family Services. She has successfully led and managed multidisciplinary teams within the non-government and not-for-profit sectors. Throughout her career, Jaymee's focus has been on assisting the nation’s most vulnerable, high-needs, and complex individuals and families.
Jaymee’s expertise has been explicitly developed through her front-line work as a Family and Community Services Specialist. Initially working in a front line case management capacity, then moving into management roles within the Child Protection, Housing and Homelessness, Domestic Violence realm in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven areas of NSW. Jaymee has also taken on various project implementation and management roles focusing on introduction of Workforce Development Tools, capacity building in community organisations and NSW Sector Reforms. Jaymee continues to contribute to the community services sector in her Advisory role to the NSW Department of Community & Justice Aboriginal Advisory Committee.
Support staff contact:
Administrative Officer to the Vice President, Indigenous Strategy and Engagement
Ph: +61 2 4221 3942