ODYSSEY HOUSE VICTORIA: Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment, Training & Support

Patrons and Ambassadors

PATRONS AND AMBASSADORS

Dr Nigel A Dick AM, MA, Hon D Comm (RMIT) FAIA, FAID (ret) SFDCA (dip)

A founding board member of Odyssey House Victoria, and instrumental in the program coming to Victoria. He is also a life member of a number of charities. A founding board member of Odyssey House Victoria, and instrumental in the program coming to Victoria. He is also a life member of a number of charities…

Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC
Governor of Victoria

On 1 July 2015, the Honourable Linda Dessau AM was sworn in as Victoria’s 29th Governor, the first female in the role.Governor Dessau was born in Melbourne in 1953, and was educated at St Catherine’s Girls’ School, matriculating in 1969, before attending the University of Melbourne, where she gained the degree of LLB (Hons). In 1975 she was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria…

Dennis Armfield

Dennis Armfield is a former player with the Carlton Football Club competing in the Australian Football League. Born in Canberra, Dennis was raised in Perth and drafted from Swan Districts in the 2007 AFL National Draft. He played his first senior game for Carlton in 2008 and reached the significant 100 game milestone in 2013…

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle

A Member of Victoria’s Parliament for 14 years, Robert was Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Party for four years.  He has also been Shadow Minister for Health and, in government, Parliamentary Secretary for Health…

Laura Turner

Laura Turner is a senior reporter for Channel Nine and returned in early 2017 from a two year stint as the US Correspondent. She has covered some of the biggest news stories in the world including the mass shooting deaths of fifty people in Orlando Florida, the election campaign of Donald Trump, and the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flights MH370 and MH17…