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Leonie Christopherson AM DSJ


52 Albion Road GLEN IRIS 3146 Victoria Australia

Tel: H: (03) 9885 1035 W: (02) 6285 2337 (M) 0429851035

Fax: H: (03) 9886 9276

Email: mitz@iprimus.com.au

Visit my website soon! http://christopherson.50webs.com




Bachelor of Arts, Licentiate of the Advertising Institute of Australia .


Awards: Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia 2006

Dame Of Honour Order of St John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller 2013


Current Appointments:


International Council of Women Adviser Arts & Letters

Associate Life Member, National Council of Women of Victoria Inc

Member, Defence Reserves Support Council (Victoria) and (National)

Member, Firearms Appeals Committee (Victoria).

Member, Hearing Panel Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board

Partner Investigator, Australian Research Council Grant

to publish NCWA History

Previous Appointments:

Past President, National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA)

NCWA Co-ordinator of Standing Committees for Well Being

Public Relations Officer, Australian Women's Coalition

Secretary, National Council of Women of Victoria Inc.

Board Member in Charge of Communication, National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA). Conference Organiser NCWA.

Chairman, Committee of Management, Ashburton Community Centre.

Vice-Chairman, Central Council Women's Sections Liberal Party Victoria

Secretary, Army Wives Association ( Queensland ).

Delegate, International Council of Women Conference, Helsinki 2000.

Delegate, International Council of Women Conference, Perth 2003.

Delegate, International Council of Women Conference , Morocco 2005.

Delegate, International Council of Women Conference, Kiev 2006.

Founder Member, Liaison Officer, Boroondara Writers' Group.

Campaign Manager, Cr. Keith Walter, Solway Ward, Boroondara

Member Australian Communications Industry Forum Advisory Council




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Professional History:

Director, Christopherson & Associates Consultants

Secretary, Dean of Faculty of Management, University of Canberra

Headmaster's Secretary, De La Salle College, Malvern, Melbourne

Secretary, Director Federal Catholic Education Office, Canberra

Assistant Advertising Manager, David Jones' Brisbane

Advertising Manager, Miller Anderson Ltd. Adelaide .

Advertising Copywriter, David Jones' Sydney and Adelaide



Author,“What's Politics, Nan ?”. A book for children.

Author, “Forceful Females” A play in one act.

Author, “Teresa Angelica – Nurse Winchester”

Contributor, anthology “That Once We Lived”.

Contributor, anthology “This Bit Is For Me”.

Contributor, anthology "The Fabric of Life"

Editor, anthology “From a Camel to the Moon”.

Editor, contributor, anthology “Valuing the Volunteer”.

Editor, National Council of Women of Australia Quarterly Bulletin.

Editor, International Council of Women Quarterly Newsletter (English, Spanish and French).

Production Editor 'Forty Years On - Women still Pioneering'

Editor, National Council of Women Monthly Newsletter

Editor, Australian Women's Coalition Monthly Newsletter


Other Organisations:

National Trust.

Birds of Australia .

Friends of Gardiner's Creek.

National Gallery.


Personal Details

Married, three adult sons, two grandsons, one granddaughter and part owner of six goldfish.