Kara House


Kara House is an Incorporated Association governed by a Management Committee with an Executive elected by its Members.

The Kara House Management Committee is comprised of knowledgeable women with extensive experience in business related disciplines such as Financial services, Legal, IT, Human Resources, Fundraising and Marketing. Members also have welfare related knowledge, including general service provision and mental health.

Kara House Management Committee has responsibility under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 and the Kara House Constitution to provide leadership, set the strategic direction of the organisation and monitor its finances and activities. The Management Committee has overall responsibility to ensure Kara House is accountable and complies with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements and supports its vision, purpose and aims. Our Management Committee members are all volunteers that give of their time and expertise.

Kara House Management Committee

Chairperson Margaret Morrissey

Vice Chair Catherine Lockstone

Treasurer Jyoti Wardhen

Secretary Melinda Harrison


Veronica Coleman (Manager)

Maureen Breen

Susan Smith

Chloe Brayne

Learn more about Kara House  ANNUAL REPORT 2106-17

Interested in joining the Kara House management Committee?

Kara House is governed by a Management Committee of capable and professional women and welcomes applications from women who can add to our skill base. If you are interested in joining the Kara House Management Committee, please email your expression of interest to the Manager at admin@karahouse.org.au

Continuous Quality Improvement

Kara House is constantly looking at our policies and procedures, risk management processes, client service delivery and Human resources for ways of improving.

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Kara House was accredited under the Quality Improvement Council (QIP) and Department of Human Services standards in 2015 and has previously been accredited under the Housing Assistance and Support Standards (HASS) and Quality Improvement and Community Service Standards (QICSA) standards in 2009 and 2011 and will seek re-accreditation under the Quality Improvement Council (QIP) and Department of Human Services standards in 2015.