Sue Yorston commenced with Relationships Australia Victoria as manager of the Ballarat Centre and was recently appointed to the role of Senior Manager, Social Inclusion and Diversity. In this role, Sue is responsible for helping RAV to tailor its services to better meet the needs of all people of Victoria as well as developing new opportunities. Sue is also a media spokesperson for the organisation.
Sue has a broad career as a consultant in community services, having worked across multiple sectors to develop and manage projects across all levels of government, with a focus on innovative service development.
Sue has also worked for 20 years in the mental health sector where she gained knowledge of mental illness and disorders and honed her client intervention skills, working therapeutically with people experiencing mental health issues as a result of trauma.
Before joining RAV in July 2010, Sue worked with the Department of Human Services overseeing all operational aspects of accreditation processes in the homelessness sector.