About Tonina Harvey AO
The Adams-de Crespigny- Harvey Oration for 2013 was delivered by Tonina Harvey.
Since gaining her Psychiatric Nursing Certificate at Rozelle Hospital in 1984 Tonina has accumulated a wide experience of drug and alcohol nursing throughout her career.
In recognition of her achievements, Tonina was awarded Life Membership of DANA in 2005. She was nominated by her peers to receive an Order of Australia for recognition of her contribution to developing and enhancing drug and alcohol nursing policy and practice in Australia.
Since 2006 Tonina has worked in the disability sector as the General Manager Community Services, ParaQuad NSW but maintains and active interest in the D&A field. She continues to work for DANA as the secretariat to the Standards Expert Advisory Group (SERG).
Tonina presented the oration, ‘Integrating service delivery the importance of Working Partnerships’ at the 1st Australasian Mental Health and Addiction Nursing Conference held in Auckland, New Zealand in 2013.