Mr Basil Hanna
(08) 9290 1200
Basil has been the Chief Executive Officer for the past 15 years. He is an advocate for children and committed to making a difference for children who have suffered trauma from abuse by assisting with the growth of the work of Parkerville Children and Youth Care and by creating community awareness on the issues of abuse.
At 17 years of age, Basil commenced nursing and graduated as a general nurse and mental health nurse. He obtained a science degree after 15 years of nursing, then successfully graduated from Curtin with an MBA. Basil is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has worked in executive roles in health and welfare since 1990; worked as a National Quality Manager and Project Manager and owned his own consultancy, but has always returned to working with children. He considers working for children as the most important job you can do.
(08) 9391 1900
Director Therapeutic Services
Amanda is a Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Therapeutic Services and the George Jones Child Advocacy Centre at Parkerville Children and Youth Care. Amanda has worked at Parkerville since 2005 and began in a direct care role before taking on case management, programme management and senior psychology positions.
She has significant experience in the assessment and treatment of children and young people with complex abuse and trauma histories and providing complex assessments for children and young people living in foster care. Her area of expertise is working with and supporting children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse. Amanda also provides training to internal and external staff on numerous issues related to the care of children who have experienced abuse.
(08) 9290 1200
Director Out of Home Care Services
Jo Collins commenced in the role Director of Out of Home Care since 2012 and has extensive experience working in Child Protection in both Government and Non-Government for the past 15 years. Having commenced her career in South Hedland working with at-risk Indigenous youth, Jo developed a passion for working with vulnerable children and making a difference in their lives. On her return to Perth, she worked for the Department for Child Protection and Family Support in a variety of roles before coming to Parkerville. Jo is responsible for the delivery of Out of Home Care services in Perth Metro and Murchison regions, the Employment, Education and Training (EET Programme), Property Management and oversees the position of Aboriginal Practice Leader for the organisation. Jo is the current Chair of CYFAA (Children Youth and Families Agencies Association) the peak body in WA for agencies working in Out of Home Care and has represented Parkerville to provide advice on the State’s Out of Home Care Reform. Jo has a BA (Psych) Hons and is currently completing her MBA at Curtin Graduate School of Business after securing a Women in Leadership scholarship.
(08) 9235 7000
Director Business Services
Rob has an extensive career in commercial and Not For Profit roles as a CFO, including executive roles managing ICT; HR; OH&S. His early career saw him serve as an Army Officer in the Special Forces of both the Australian and the British Army. He has served on several NFP Boards and since leaving the military has held numerous positions in the corporate environment gaining experience in corporate finance and governance.
Rob has a Bachelor of Science & Masters of Science, is a qualified Chartered Practising Accountant (CPA), has completed an Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) Course, and several other associated development courses. Rob also has an interest in volunteer work and has provided services for Police Rangers at Cecil Andrews School in Armadale and Street Vans in the same suburb.