Our Team

Kidsafe NSW - NSW Office (located at Westmead)

Christine Erskine - Executive OfficerChristine Erskine - Executive Officer

Christine has qualifications in adult and community education. Prior to taking up her position in January 2008, she managed a range of programs across NSW aimed at providing education and training opportunities to a diverse range of clients including isolated parents, youth at risk, vocational childcare and office administration students. She has been involved in public health advocacy and community health campaigns.  

Vicki Milne - Project Officer, Road Safety

With qualifications in education, Vicki has worked for many years in the public sector across a range of portfolios including administration, management and public education. Vicki’s main area of focus is providing information to parents and carers on correct choice and usage of child restraints in vehicles. 


Cassie Kite - Project Officer, Road Safety

With over 15 years’ experience in road safety in local government and qualifications in community health, Cassie is using her knowledge to focus on improving road safety for all children. Cassie is excited to be part of the Kidsafe team and to be involved in the important work Kidsafe NSW does in promoting children’s safety and preventing unintentional childhood injuries.


Kim Cooke - Playground Advisory Unit Manager

Kim has had involvement in the design and development of outdoor play spaces with a specific interest in creating opportunities for mindfulness for children, through the use of exploration in natural play spaces. Kim has extensive experience in local government across all education and care service typesKim is enthused to supporting and continue to develop valued partnerships with the community and playspace stakeholders, to create amazing, inclusive and safe play spaces for everyone. 

Christie Fyffe  - Project Officer, Playground Advisory Unit

Christie has years of local government experience in education and care services, completing a range of qualifications in early childhood education. Christie has a real passion for children’s growth and development throughout the early years, and the importance of learning through play. She enjoys providing support to the community, educators and families on the benefits of play-based learning; creating fun play spaces; and managing a healthy approach to risk in play environments.

Andrew Turnbull - Project Officer, Playground Advisory Unit

Andrew joins the Kidsafe NSW Playground Advisory Unit, offering more than 35 years of professional design experience as a landscape architect. Andrew has a passion for advancing healthy communities and promoting active living in our urban environments. Andrew understands play is a key aspect of a child’s development and believes that developing confidence to explore structured and natural open-ended play opportunities should be facilitated through safe and stimulating play opportunities.

Belinda Aussel - Administration Officer

Belinda has worked in administrative positions in both government and private sectors. She takes pride in her customer service and organisational skills, and is dedicated to assist in the prevention of unintentional death and serious injury to children.


VIPVicky Paranomos - Volunteer

Vicky has been a volunteer at Kidsafe NSW for over 10 years and is a valuable asset particularly when assisting with the annual Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo and mail outs.