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Annemaree Callander

Annemaree Callander

Annemaree Callander is the CEO of Brisbane Youth Service which has been providing “New Futures for Young People” in Brisbane since 1977.

Brisbane Youth Service supports young people aged 12-25 and their accompanying children to find and maintain housing, address physical and mental health issues, establish successful relationships and support networks, and re-enter education and employment.

Annemaree has worked in the human services industry for 31 years in both government and non-government roles.

She has experience in policy, program and direct service in the areas of youth, homelessness, climate change, and early childhood.

Annemaree is Secretary of the Qld Network of Drug and Alcohol Agencies and Co-Chair of Under 1 Roof, a consortium of homelessness, housing and community agencies focussed on ending homelessness in Brisbane.

She is a strong advocate for young people and is passionate about evidence informed policy and practice.