Honorary Associate, Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing, La Trobe University

Monika Merkes has worked in state and local governments, the community sector and academia as a social researcher and policy consultant.
Monika blogs at http://ozsheba.wordpress.com/ --- ShareHolder Engagement on Behalf of Animals, Australia.


  • 2000–2016
    Director, Direct Communications and Research
  • 2007–2009
    Senior Research Fellow, La Trobe University


  • 2004 
    La Trobe University, Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health)
  • 1996 
    La Trobe University, Master of Health Sciences
  • 1989 
    La Trobe University, Bachelor of Social Work

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)
  • Public Policy (160510)
  • Health Policy (160508)