Shannon Wright Interview

Greg RossHealth, Social Issues, sticky

Shannon Wright, Seniors Rights Service

Shannon Wright has been appointed as the new CEO of the Seniors Rights Service. The service provides aged care advocacy and rights information to older people in NSW with a focus on resourcing and empowering marginal and vulnerable groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and LGBT people. Ms Wright has held senior leadership roles in the government and non-government sectors for 30 years and has a background in policy and advocacy, including at the NSW Office of Ageing. She was previously director of community health and regional services at LGBT organisation ACON and director of national service development and delivery with YWCA Australia.

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