Co-Chair AAG Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group (ATSIAAG)
Chief Executive Officer of Aboriginal Elders and Community Care Services Inc (AECCS)
Graham Aitken is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Aboriginal Elders and Community Care Services Inc. (AECCS) and the Treasurer of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Community Transport Network. AECCS is the largest aged care service provider for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders in Adelaide and South Australia. Prior to his current role, Graham worked for over 15 years with various Commonwealth and State Government Departments on programs specifically designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In his last position in Government, Graham was responsible for the administration and funding for all the former Aboriginal Home and Community Care (HACC) services and programs across South Australia.
Graham completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Adelaide’s Flinders University as amature aged student, with majors in International Business and Human Resource Management and a minor in Business Economics.
Graham was also a member of the former Ageing Consultative Committee and the Ageing Expert Advisory Group that provided high level advice and information to the former Minister for Ageing and the Department of Health and Ageing.
Graham has a passion and commitment to ensure that during the current Aged Care Reforms, all Elders have access to reliable and consistent aged care services, no matter where they might live.