Our Committees

Our Foundation and Board are also supported by committees who provide advice and guidance on the daily operations of our organisation. These include:


Executive Committee:

  • Dr Nick Begakis AO, Chairman
  • Mick O’Connor, Deputy Chair
  • Wee Keat Chan, Board Member
  • Jane Scotcher, Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)

Finance & Audit Committee:

  • Wee Keat Chan, Chair
  • Ben Gulliver, External Appointee
  • David Smelt, External Appointee
  • Jane Scotcher, Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)
  • Jodi Wright, Head of Corporate Services
  • Corinne Habel, Head of Fundraising
  • Danyelle Robson, Finance Manager
  • External Appointment, risk skill set

Marketing & Fundraising Committee:

  • Mary Hamilton, Chair
  • Jane Scotcher, Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)
  • Jodi Wright, Head of Corporate Services
  • Corinne Habel, Head of Fundraising
  • Other WCH Foundation staff as required

Programs Committee:

  • Dr Tony Bourne, Chair
  • Morry Bailes, Board Member
  • Jane Scotcher, Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)
  • Jodi Wright, Head of Corporate Services
  • Corinne Habel, Head of Fundraising
  • Other WCH Foundation staff as required

Your gift of $5 could assist in delivering our Play Therapist sessions to enrich children’s days whilst in hospital.

Your gift of $10 could provide necessary equipment for babies in neonatal intensive care.

Your gift of $20 could help to further fund CAR-T research to assist in finding cures for childhood cancer.

Your gift of $25 could assist in delivering our Play Therapist sessions to enrich children’s days whilst in hospital.

Your gift of $50 could provide necessary equipment for babies in neonatal intensive care.

Your gift of $75 could help to further fund CAR-T research to assist in finding cures for childhood cancer.

Your gift of $39 could assist in delivering our Play Therapist sessions to enrich children's days while in hospital ($468 Annual Amount).

Your gift of $49 could help purchase at-home equipment for children recovering at home, meaning more time with their family ($588 Annual Amount).

Your gift of $69 could provide necessary equipment for babies in neonatal intensive care ($828 Annual Amount).

Your gift of $99 could help to further fund CAR-T research to assist in finding cures for childhood cancer ($1,188 Annual Amount).

Your gift of $1,000 will help support the build of the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Beach House project.

Your gift of $2,500 will help support the build of the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Beach House project.

Your gift of $5,000 will help support the build of the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Beach House project.

You’re donating $0 (minimum of $5). Your gift will help support the build of the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Beach House project.

Your generous support will help make the Beach House project at Encounter Lakes, Victor Harbor, a reality.

Your generous support will help us search for a cure for Paediatric Cancer.

Your support of $20 will provide families like Hannah’s with access to exceptional care, treatment and services.

Your contribution of $30 will help your Hospital to continue to deliver first class care and services to children like Hannah and their families.

Your donation of $50 will help to fund vital hospital equipment, services and research that helps children like Hannah to have the best chance at recovery.

Your support of $25 will provide families like Hannah’s with access to exceptional care, treatment and services.

Your contribution of $50 will help your Hospital to continue to deliver first class care and services to children like Hannah and their families.

Your donation of $75 will help to fund vital hospital equipment, services and research that helps children like Hannah to have the best chance at recovery.

You’re donating $0 (minimum of $5). Your support will make the difference to physical and occupational therapy programs that get children like Hannah home sooner.

You’re donating $0 (minimum of $5). Every dollar makes a difference to helping your hospital and supporting children and their families when they need it most.

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