Positive Life NSW Blog


Kassandra Hackenberg

Kassandra Hackenberg was a Communications Officer at Positive Life from January 2015 to July 2015.

Joël Murray

Joël Murray was the Associate Director, Policy and Programs at Positive Life NSW between June 2018 to December 2018. He is currently a positive speaker with the Positive Speakers Bureau (PSB) and has lived with HIV since 2010.

Administration Officer

PT was Positive Life NSW's Program Administrator between October 2016 to October 2017.


'Steve' (not his real name), is a thirty-something gay man living in the Sydney inner city. He has lived with HIV since 2017.

Lance Feeney

Lance Feeney worked in the NSW HIV sector since 2001. He was the Policy Analyst and Advocate at Positive Life NSW between 2009 to 2016. He is currently a Senior Advocacy and Policy Consultant from 2016 to the present. He has lived with HIV since 1985.

David Crawford and Suzanne Castellas

Positive Life Treatments Officer, David Crawford and HALC Lawyer & Centre Coordinator, Suzanne Castellas.

Julie Coutelas

Julie Coutelas is a dietitian at the HIV Outreach Team at SESIAHS, she specialises in HIV nutrition in both adults and children.

Dejay Toborek

Dejay Toborek was a Project Officer at Positive Life between May 2018 and December 2018.

Cameron Darling

Cameron Darling was the Housing Support Officer with Positive Life between August 2016 and October 2017.

Andy Heslop

Andy Heslop is a Positive Life Board Director since 2019

Stephen Watkins

Stephen Watkins was a HIV Treatments Officer with Positive Life from August to September 2017.

Liz Sutherland

Liz Sutherland was the Administration Officer at Positive Life NSW from July 2015 to June 2016. She was the Manager at Positive Life between July 2017 to May 2018. She is currently the Senior Policy Officer with Positive Life NSW.

Daisy Molesworth

Daisy was an administration assistant with Positive Life between January 2018 and May 2019.

Neil Fraser

Neil Fraser started with Positive Life NSW in July 2016 and has worked in a number of roles at Positive Life including HIV Work Ready Peer Support Officer, Administration Officer responsible for the administration of the programs of the agency, Program and Peer Support Officer responsible for the development and operations of the Peer Navigator trial program and acting co-CEO. He is currently the Deputy CEO and has lived with HIV since 2013.


Sebastian is an artist and a Positive Life Board Member since 2018.


Tim was a placements student during his NSW TAFE Diploma of Community Services with Positive Life, under supervision of the Housing Support Officer between July and October 2017.

Craig Cooper

Craig Cooper was the CEO of Positive Life NSW from 2014 to June 2019.

Adrian Eisler

Adrian Eisler was a HIV Treatments Officer at Positive Life NSW between December 2017 and September 2018. He has worked in the HIV sector and lived with HIV since the mid-90s.

Jane Costello

Jane Costello was a Positive Life NSW Board Director, a Positive Speaker with the Positive Speakers Bureau (PSB) from 2012 and President 2013-2018. Since November 2019, Jane is the Positive Life NSW CEO and has been living with HIV since 1994.

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