Senior Staff

Abbe Anderson

Chief Executive Officer
t 07 3630 7322

Abbe has over 25 years experience in the public, private and not-for-profit health sectors of Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

As CEO of Brisbane North PHN, Abbe and her team support clinicians and communities across Brisbane’s northern suburbs, Moreton Bay Regional Council and parts of Somerset Regional Council.

Abbe has a PhD from the University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, an MBA from Otago University in New Zealand and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.

Libby Dunstan

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
t 07 3630 7303

Libby has over 20 years experience and expertise in senior health leadership roles. 

She has a track record in managing the strategic, operational and business operations of a number of organisations within the not for profit sector. Her particular expertise includes stakeholder engagement and management, project management, policy development and analysis, partnership development and supporting system reforms/health system improvement. 

In her current role with Brisbane North PHN, she has a focus on leading programs that focus on health care integration and primary care liaison including engagement with key stakeholder groups such as the HHS and general practitioners. She also works alongside the CEO and Board to guide strategic and business planning processes of the PHN. 

Michele Smith

Executive Manager | Aged and Community Care
t 3630 7319

Michele’s 30 year career in health spans both the public and private sectors, specifically focusing on collaborative projects to improve community health outcomes. 

Michele has a Master’s in Public Administration and spent over 12 years working in health construction including four years as the Director for infrastructure projects for Queensland Health. She is also a Registered Nurse with post graduate qualifications in Community, Child and Adolescent Health and Project Management.

In her current role with the PHN, Michele leads a portfolio which aims to drive change to support healthy ageing through commissioning and collaboration. 

Martin Milne

Executive Manager | Commissioning 
t 07 3630 7353

Martin Milne is a senior healthcare and communications manager with over 20 years experience gained in the UK and Australia. 

Martin is responsible for the commissioning of healthcare services based on the assessment of population health needs and by engaging with the key health stakeholders, community groups and consumers.

He has helped developed, local, regional and national PHN commissioning resources. Martin also has a proven track record of developing and implementing successful communication strategies. 

Paul Martin

Executive Manager | Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs
t 07 3630 7387

Paul’s 27 year career in health spans health promotion, advocacy and oversight of healthcare service delivery, both here and in the UK. 

Within the Brisbane North PHN, Paul has played an integral role in health system reforms to support the recovery of people with severe and persistent mental illness, through Partners in Recovery and mental health reforms.

As Executive Manager, Paul is responsible for the Primary Mental Health Care, Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment and Partners in Recovery programs and elements of the PHN’s Flexible Funds, After Hours funding and ITC Indigenous funding.

Other Key Contacts


Care Coordination Sharon Gavioli t 07 3630 7300
Communications Danielle Francisco t 07 3630 7300
Engagement and Planning Naomi Laauli t 07 3630 7300
Finance Tony Forster t 07 3630 7300
Healthy Ageing Julie Morrow t 07 3630 7300
Human Resources Claire Hooper t 07 3630 7300
Information Services Simon Carr t 07 3630 7300
Integration     Jennifer Hains  t 07 3630 7300
Mental Health Reform Tonita Taylor t 07 3490 3490
Partners in Recovery Kathy Faulkner  t 07 3630 7300
Primary Care Liaison Amanda Queen t 07 3630 7300
Priority Communities Kathy Faulkner t 07 3630 7300

Corporate Services

Accounts Administrator  Julie Hartley t 07 3630 7300
Accounts Payable Officer  Amanda Abbott t 07 3630 7300
Public Relations Officer Simon Brooks m  0481 009 021

Other Contacts

Health Workforce Innovations Maralan Southern t 07 3630 7300
Team Care Coordination   t 1800 250 502