Inductees 2018 - Helen Margaret Creed

Helen Margaret Creed

Helen Margaret Creed graduated as a Social Worker from Melbourne University in the 1970's and moved to Western Australia in 1977. Since her arrival in WA she has contributed her considerable talent in the University sector becoming the Executive Officer of a Community Taskforce for the WA Education Department. She then joined the Liquor, Hospitality and Miscellaneous Workers Union (now United Voice) as Children's Services Organiser in 1985 and went on to become Assistant Secretary, then State Secretary of the Union in WA where she served until 2002. Helen was then elected as the Inaugural National President of the Union in 2002 and built a reputation as the voice of low paid workers, and of working women. During her many roles including; Executive Director, Office of Women's Policy, Fair Employment Advocate, the Executive Director, Children & Family Services in the Department of Communities and currently the Executive Director of Community Legal Centres Association (WA), Helen has applied the principles of human rights, social justice and equity. Her work has achieved significant results for women in enabling them to choose to stay at home, or to feel confident in seeking employment in a safe, supportive family friendly workplace.

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Inductees 2018
Patricia Barblett AM
The Honourable Diana Bryant AO QC
Hazel Butorac OAM JP
Helen Margaret Creed
Nicola Forrest
Terrie Gomboc
Kelly Howlett
Sue Middleton
Dr Ann O'Neill
Professor Christobel Saunders
Suzanne Maree Urbaniak
Dr Tracy Westerman
Gina Williams
Mrs Irene Hooper AM
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