She has managed and worked in child care centres and kindergartens in Tasmania, Queensland and Victoria. Margo was also a reviewer of child care centres throughout Australia as part of the national “Quality Improvement and Accreditation System”.
More recently, in the last seven years Margo was a Children’s Services Adviser for the Department of Human Services. This role was as an authorised officer to investigate and advise Children’s Services in Victoria’s Western Region including; City of Melbourne, Wyndham City Council, City of Moonee Valley, Hobson’s Bay City Council, Brimbank City Council and the Shire of Melton. During this time she led and assisted some of the major prosecutions in the State of Victoria.
Margo holds numerous qualifications in children’s services and has undertaken workshops and training throughout her career to continuously update her knowledge of the sector. Margo also has a policing background. Given Margo’s unique expertise, she gives a wide range of presentations to both staff and families on topics including Children’s Services Regulations, interactive management, kindergarten program design and topics for families on children’s welfare. Margo is the Operations Manager for Community Children.