Meet the Board

Bayley Turner

Chair

Bayley Turner (she/her) is a proud queer trans woman, performing artist, and consent advocate. As the founder and driving force behind 'Create Consent', Bayley's work involves consulting with creative production teams on consent-centred creative practices, policy and protocol documentation and facilitating bespoke workshops locally and internationally with theatre and film projects. Whilst developing her own business, Bayley served on several Board for consulting, education and public health organisations as an executive administrator. She completed her Masters at Monash University with a thesis discussing consent in the creative industries, going on to conceptualise and organise 'Consent Festival', which opened the 2019 Midsumma Festival. She is a MEAA Scholarship winner to train intimacy coordination with IDC Professionals in intimacy and was accepted into the 2022 'She Starts Out' entrepreneurship program with global consulting firm Ernst & Young. http://create-consent.com/.

Carly Dober

Carly is a psychologist living and working in Naarm/Melbourne who works primarily with young people and adults who have experienced trauma, an active climate campaigner, and has leadership experience sitting on different mental health boards. She is passionate about mental health literacy and about young people being safe, respected, and thriving. 

Shannon Bourke

Secretary

Shannon Bourke is a Garawa woman, mother of one, foster carer and early childhood teacher who has been working in education for 14 years.

Shannon became interested in body safety while at university and has been able to build on that knowledge while working as a teacher, supporting young children to speak up for their own needs.

She currently works at the Australian Education Union where she supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators to get active within their union. Shannon is passionate about education spaces where all First Nations people can thrive.

Sam Wu

Treasurer

Sam is a fellow member of CPA Australia and a Registered Tax Agent and ASIC Agent. He is the founder of Oliluca Accountants & Advisors. Sam graduated from the University of Tasmania with a bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master's degree in Professional Accounting. He has been providing accounting, taxation and advisory services to small-to-medium businesses since 2009.

Natasha Ritchie

Bio coming soon! 

Renee Ugazio

Bio coming soon! 

Deanne Carson

CEO

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Body Safety Australia acknowledges and pays respect to the past and present Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.

Body Safety Australia is a child-safe organisation. We are committed to keeping children and young people safe by empowering the whole community in prevention education. We value and empower children and young people's voices in our programs and create a safe space that supports all persons to disclose. To read our full commitment to children, click here. If you have a Child Safety concern, click here.

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