Margo O’Byrne

Margo spent six years of her childhood as a Ward of State in Queensland, in St Vincent’s Orphanage, St Patrick’s Convent Gympie and with a foster family. She has written about her experience as a ‘Forgotten Australian’ in a memoir, Left Unsaid.  Margo represents Tuart Place on the National Aged and Community Care Roundtable for Forgotten Australians and is a strong advocate for the needs of Care Leavers as they age.  She played a key role in developing the Aged Care Navigator position at Tuart Place and has presented at a number of Forums.  Margo has more than 30 years’ experience as a Facilitator and workplace coach in government, with not-for-profit groups, religious communities and the aged.  Margo has lived in Fremantle for more than 40 years and has strong connections with the local community.