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    State Directors

    Tracey Rees, Queensland office

    • State Director Queensland July 2015.

    • Director, Aged and Community Care Branch, DSS Brisbane.

    • Extensive experience in the APS in the aged care portfolio.


    Paul Richards, Western Australia office

    • Appointed State Director, Western Australia July 2015.
    • Appointed State Manager in October 2003.
    • Regional Manager, Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service  Australia 1998-2003.
    • State Manager, WA, Comcare 1995-1997.
    • OHS Adviser and Employee Relations Manager, Australian Taxation Office, 1994-1998.

    MBA, Post-graduate Diploma in Organisational Psychology.

    Tracey Clerke, New South Wales/ACT office

    • Appointed State Director, New South Wales/ACT July 2015.
    • Appointed State Manager, NSW/ACT in December 2011.
    • Joined the Accreditation Agency in 1998 and has held several positions including operations co-ordinator, quality assessor and Assessment Manager.
    • Previous roles in quality management and accreditation in a private psychiatric hospital.

    Diploma in Management.

    Virginia Matthews, South Australia/Northern Territory office

    • Acting State Director, SA/NT August 2016.
    • Appointed Assessment Manager June 2008
    • Joined the Accreditation Agency in 2003 and held the positions of Assessment Manager, Principal Assessor and Senior Quality Assessor.
    • Commenced with the Aged Care Industry in 1996 as director of nursing of a small private nursing home and then as residential care manager for a large not for profit aged care provider.
    • International ISQua surveyor since 2012
    • Member Health Practitioners Tribunal since July 2016

    Master of Nursing – Business Management and Organisational Development / Aged Care Nursing (University of SA)
    Graduate Certificate in Aboriginal Studies (University of SA)
    Diploma of Management

    Catherine Rosenbrock, Victoria/Tasmania Office

    • Appointed State Director, Victoria/Tasmania July 2015.
    • Appointed State Manager, Victoria/Tasmania in July 2012.
    • Former Manager, Family, Community and Financial Management Programs (VICTAS State Office) within the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).
    • Former General Manager, Human Resources and External Relations at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.


    Master of Public Policy and Bachelor of Economics.