Professor Elizabeth Beattie

Queensland University of Technology

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

Elizabeth Beatty DTA Director QUT

Professor Beattie is a gerontologist and psychogeriatric nurse educated in Australia, the UK and the US who has been involved in dementia-focused clinical practice, education, research and evaluation for more than three decades.

She has an international nursing leadership profile, a sustained record of competitive research funding and publication, and serves on a number of ageing and dementia-focused committees and editorial boards.

Much of Professor Beattie’s work with Dementia Training Australia involves developing training and resources to assist the aged care workforce in understanding responsive behaviours.


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

Professor Belinda Goodenough, Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong

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

elllie newman dta director uwa

University of Western Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia

Michelle Rankin, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong

Chief Operating Officer, Dementia Training Australia