Joanne Allen-Keeling

Joanne Allen-Keeling is a currently employed as the National Manager Children and Families for yourtown and is responsible for delivering evidenced based services across Australia for children and families. Her previous role was as Divisional Director of Child and Youth Community Health Services within Children’s Health Queensland and she has over 20 years’ experience in multiple health, child safety and community environments.

Since graduating with an honours degree in Social Work, and more recently an Executive MBA, Joanne has an extensive background in clinical, operational and strategic service management in government and non-government services. She has a strong client-centred approach to her work, which is driven by principles built on humanity, compassion, integrity, empathy, respect. Joanne is passionate about improving the journey of people with complex needs by addressing the social determinants that lead to inequities.