Media Contacts

The Media Unit provides a comprehensive media relations service to the department. Its members develop media strategies, prepare media releases and provide official comment to media organisations on behalf of the department.

Contact information

Media Unit on-call phone +61 3 9096 7710

Media Unit email:

Mike Griffin, Media Manager (for child protection, youth justice and disability inquiries)
Telephone: +61 3 9096 0547
Mobile: 0428 240 556

Ruth Ward, Senior Media Advisor (for housing, women's affairs and youth affairs inquiries)
Telephone: +61 3 9096 1247

Brendan Ryan, Media Advisor (for all inquiries)
Telephone: +61 3 9096 8527

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