Each year in February Ovarian Cancer Australia runs a national Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month campaign to highlight the symptoms of ovarian cancer and to raise funds for our programs. To view what's happening click here.
Paula is a leading Corporate Affairs professional and Non Executive Director with more than fifteen years experience in large Media, Service and Resource sector organisations. She has extensive knowledge of government relations, community and stakeholder engagement, communications and issues management.
Paula is currently the General Manager Corporate Responsibility at National Australia Bank and has held senior roles in business and the media including: General Manager Corporate Affairs at Alcoa of Australia (2006 – 2009); Manager Corporate Affairs, Alcoa of Australia (2003 – 2005); Manager Public Affairs, RMIT University (2000 – 2002) and Producer, A Current Affair, Channel 9 (1996 – 2000).
Paula is Chair of Ovarian Cancer Australia and a former Director of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Port of Hastings Corporation, the Royal Women’s Hospital Foundation and Regional Arts Victoria.
Paula has also managed her own consulting business and provided strategic advice to corporations, small business and NFPs on Government Relations, Corporate Communications, Community & Stakeholder Engagement, CSR & Issues Management.
Paula holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales.
Paula is married to Senator Stephen Conroy and they have a daughter, Isabella.
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - February
Announcements and Events
National Action Plan for ovarian cancer research
To mark this year's Teal Ribbon Day, Ovarian Cancer Australia has announced the development of the first ever...Learn more
Invitation to participate in Facebook study
You are invited to participate in a study of how Ovarian Cancer Australia's Facebook page affects the psychological...Learn more
Chemmart® Pharmacy Colour for a Cause
In a bid to help raise awareness of ovarian cancer this February, Chemmart® Pharmacy and Ovarian Cancer...Learn more
Help us raise $500,000 by hosting an Afternoon Teal!
In February 2014 Ovarian Cancer Australia is aiming to raise $500,000 from 500 community Afternoon Teals to fund...Learn more
Wattle Valley WNBL Teal Ribbon Round 7-9 February, 2014
Once again our great supporters, the Wattle Valley WNBL are celebrating Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with TEAL...Learn more
I was diagnosed with Stage 3III ovarian cancer in May 2008. I had been feeling unwell with vague...
My history with ovarian cancer begins in late 1999; in my early sixties I was diagnosed with...