Housing: the foundation for mental health | Wednesday 19 February 2020

Annemaree Callander

CEO, Brisbane Youth Service

Annemaree Callander

Annemaree Callander is the CEO of Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) which has been providing “New Futures for Young People” in Brisbane since 1977.  BYS supports young people aged 12-25 and their children to find and maintain housing, address physical and mental health issues, establish support networks, and engage in education and employment. Annemaree has a Bachelor of Arts (Social Science) and more than 30 years experience in the human services industry. She has worked in a variety of service delivery, policy, program and leadership roles in both government and community organisations. Annemaree is the Vice President of QShelter, a strong advocate for young people and is passionate about evidence informed policy and practice.