Recognised by Australia’s Governor General, our previous Community Advisory Chair Pauline D’Astoli has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her demonstrated and extraordinary, longstanding consumer advisory work at Peninsula Health, especially in the area of mental health.
“It is a privilege to serve the community. The Peninsula Health family is so committed to the care of our community in times of need, it enriches our lives when we serve and serve with love,” says Mrs. D’Astoli.
Peninsula Health Chief Executive Felicity Topp commended Mrs D’Astoli for her contribution to the health service, stating that her actions and influence over the years have resulted in numerous improvements.
“Pauline has been an extraordinary, longstanding Consumer Advisor at Peninsula Health, volunteering her time to advocate for consumers,” says Peninsula Health Chief Executive Felicity Topp.
“Her leadership of the Community Advisory Committee and her ability to listen, engage and enact has resulted in organisational improvements towards a more person centred approach,” she says.
Thank you, Pauline, for your hard work, dedication and commitment to Peninsula Health and the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula community.