June Barton OAM
Patron | Non-Executive Director
June Barton was a founder member of Melville Cares and is currently Patron as well as a Board Member. She is professionally qualified in nursing, public health and social science.
June has served on a variety of public advisory and professional bodies and worked effectively with government, political, social, cultural, and commercial organisations. She currently represents the Bicton-Attadale-Alfred Cove Ward as a Melville City Councillor, having previously served as Mayor for two terms, and is Freeman of the City.
June has been a Justice of the Peace since 1989. Her local government and community contributions were acknowledged by the Medal of the Order of Australia, and she was named Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International, supported by all the Rotary Clubs in the City of Melville: Applecross, Attadale, Booragoon, Leeming, and Melville.
June’s interests and activities are centred on people and their activities, assisting members of local, state, national and international communities. She initiated and chaired a Multicultural Advisory Committee that developed an access and equity policy for the City of Melville, obtaining Federal Government funding to survey multicultural needs in Melville.