Ellie Newman

University of Western Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia

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Ellie has considerable clinical experience specialising in aged and dementia care, particularly across the hospital and health care settings.

As a Senior Physiotherapist, her role has evolved into Clinical Specialist for Dementia and Delirium, leading and implementing a better way to care for patients living with dementia in hospitals.

Much of her work has involved building workforce capacity and capability, delivering policy and practice change as well as developing health service wide strategic direction for dementia care.

Ellie is committed to identifying opportunities to enhance and enable others to support the delivery of person-centred care and achieve better outcomes for people living with dementia.


Dr David Sykes, DTA Director, Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Australia Centre for Dementia Learning

Margaret Winbolt DTA Director, LaTrobe

La Trobe University, Victoria

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University

Elizabeth Beatty DTA Director QUT

Queensland University of Technology

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration

Professor Belinda Goodenough, Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong, NSW

Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia; Professor, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong

Michelle Rankin, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong, NSW

Chief Operating Officer, Dementia Training Australia