Facilitators

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Hannah Aroni

Hannah Aroni holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Social Work. Her past experience includes roles in disability advocacy; casework; counselling in a service supporting people with disability who have experienced trauma. Alongside her role as a Clinical Designer and Facilitator at Relationships Australia Victoria, she currently works as a Senior Caseworker and Projects Officer with In Good Faith Foundation, supporting survivors of institutional sexual abuse and contributing to policy, advocacy and education initiatives. She is also Co-Director of A_tistic.

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Fiona Hurst

Fiona’s extensive experience in a wide varied background across horticulture and landscaping led her to work in the funeral services industry. She has been an educator for 13 years originally working with Holmesglen Institute and from there has developed partnerships working as a lead practitioner in this field with state-based cemetery associations such as CCAV, CCASA, CCA NSW and in Qld.  

Over the past 8 years, Fiona has developed innovative models for delivery of training for a range of cemeteries across Australia.  She has also delivered Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds, and Maintenance in Western Australia for The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (MCB) and in Victoria for The Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT), The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) and the Geelong Cemetery Trust.  In addition, she has also facilitated the Certificate III in Cemetery and Crematoria Operations for the MCB.

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Samantha Winnick

Samantha Winnick has a wealth of experience, working in the community services and training sector undertaking work including case management, client assessment, leading family violence programs, Correctional programs and family services, youth work, protective care, and community welfare programs. Samantha has designed, developed, and delivered programs including ATLAS, LINCS, LINCS in Families, the SORT program and currently coordinates and oversees Offender Services programs at Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV). She also facilitates professional development workshops with the RAV Training and Development Team.