Mary Doctor

(from November 2021)

Permissions Committee
Finance, Audit and Risk (FAR) Committee

Mary is an experienced executive and non-executive director, experienced in strategic development and implementation, stakeholder management, housing regulation and reform, corporate governance and operations, across the private and public sectors.

Mary is also the Deputy Chairperson of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association (NATSIHA). NATSIHA is the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing in Australia. This NATSIHA Board role ensures that our organisation has an insight and understanding of current national housing matters.

In December 2022, Mary was appointed as a member of the Queensland Housing Supply Expert Panel. The Expert Panel consists of 12 experts in planning, property, economics, development, social housing, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing from across Australia. The Expert Panel provides independent, expert advice to the Queensland Government on matters including:

  • housing diversity and affordability
  • state and local government strategies, plans and policy responses addressing land and housing supply
  • impediments and opportunities to progress the growth management outcomes across
  • Queensland the information captured by the Queensland Government about land supply and development monitoring

In addition, Mary is also a member of the Queensland Government Ministerial Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence Working Group which advises the Queensland Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence and is also a member of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Group.

Mary is the current General Manager of Umpi Korumba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation for Housing (Brisbane) – a National Regulatory System for Community Housing (NRSCH) registered community housing organisation. She has been the General Manager of this organisation since 1998 (26 years).

Mary has connections to the Cobble Cobble, Kuku Yalanji, Quandamooka and Jinibara people of the Burnett Region, Far North Queensland and South East Queensland.