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About Us - Team

Dr David Phillips
National Director

Dr David Phillips is National Director of FamilyVoice Australia and served as Chairman of Festival of Light in South Australia in a voluntary capacity from 1975 to 2006. He concluded his previous scientific career in 2001 as a Principal Research Scientist with the Commonwealth Government. 

He graduated from Sydney University with a BSc(Hons), from New England University with a PhD, and from the Australian College of Theology with a ThA. In the Anglican Church, he has served as a youth leader, lay preacher and synod representative.

He has made numerous submissions to inquiries on such subjects as marriage and divorce, parents and their children, media standards, drugs and prostitution. He is motivated by his faith in Jesus Christ as Lord.

Mrs Roslyn Phillips
Research Officer

 Mrs Roslyn Phillips works voluntarily as national research officer with FamilyVoice Australia (formerly Festival of Light Australia).  She was deputy chairman of the first Festival of Light committee in Australia 1973.  She married David in 1965. 

She graduated from Sydney University with  Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Education, and has taught in NSW and SA high schools.  She has also taught in Anglican Sunday schools and currently helps with a church music program.

Roslyn is co-editor of the national magazine VoxPoint (formerly Light) which has won ten awards from the Australasian Religious Press Association.  She has presented papers at several conferences and has authored many resource papers and VoxBriefs.  She has made submissions and given verbal evidence to many state and federal parliamentary and other inquiries on a wide range of life and family issues.

Mr Jim Collins   State Director  Tasmania

National    Development     Officer

 Mr Jim Collins, B Min, BSc, is the Tasmanian State Director and National Development Officer for FamilyVoice Australia. Originally from the UK, Jim has a background in corporate advisory and business analysis work. After retraining at Morling Theological College, Jim has worked as a Christian speaker and writer, including a role as assistant pastor at Seaforth Baptist Church in Sydney.

He has co-authored two photo-story books, Love in Action: Taking Action Against Poverty and Love in Action: HEAL Africa. Both books document inspiring stories of people's lives being transformed when God's love is lived out in practical ways. 

Jim's passion is to help people grasp the joyful wonders of God's Kingdom good news - and how Jesus' love, truth, justice and mercy impacts the whole of life.

Mr David d'Lima
State Director South Australia

 Mr David d'Lima, JP, serves full-time as State Director of FamilyVoice Australia in South Australia. 

David graduated from Flinders University with a BTh and from Adelaide University with a Dip Ed. He has worked extensively with young offenders, taught in a Christian primary school, and continues to give specialised lessons on civics and citizenship.

Through deputations over recent years, he has spoken to hundreds of churches and other groups in South Australia and Queensland seeking to equip God's people for ministry as salt and light to the world.

 Mr Peter Stevens
State Director 

 Mr Peter Stevens is the State Director of FamilyVoice Australia in Victoria.  He has experience in the forestry and building industries as well as in Christian ministry and establishing a Bible College.

Peter has a great love of Australia and a desire to help people understand God's love, righteousness, truth and purpose.

Mr David Lowe
State Director 
Western Australia

 Mr David Lowe is the State Director of FamilyVoice Australia in Western Australia.  He holds a BE (Elec) and has worked in the energy sector in many urban and remote areas of Australia.  He has also taken on roles as a community liasion officer, youth worker, high school chaplain and the coordinator of a drug and alcohol intervention program.  He served as a Baptist pastor in the northwest of WA from 2007 to 2011 and has completed a Master of Divinity through the Australian College of Theology.

David has a passion for sound doctrine; sharing the gospel with people from all walks; and challenging Christians to wholeheartedly shine for Christ in every area of private and public life.



Mr Martin Webb
Research Assistant 

 Mr Martin Webb is FamilyVoice Research Assistant in Tasmania.

He assists the Tasmanian State Director with research, policy analysis and campaigning on local issues.

Martin's passion is to see the truth of God's word have a practical impact in the arena of public policy.

In what spare time he has, Martin enjoys family outings, reading, listening to 70s and 80s music and watching soccer.



 Assistant Policy Officer




Jerome is the Assistant Policy Officer for FamilyVoice Australia.

Jerome's daily tasks include writing submissions and policy development. 



National Office Manager


Matthew is the National Office Manager of FamilyVoice Australia. 

He has worked in an accounting firm before commencing a Bachelor of Accounting.  He is passionate about supporting the natural family of husband, wife and children.



Project Officer 


Ben is the Project Officer of FamilyVoice Australia.  

He is responsible for maintaining organisational policy and procedures, and carries out several important administrative duties.



National Office Secretary


Hannah is the National Office Secretary of FamilyVoice Australia.  

She answers FamilyVoice Australia enquiries by phone, fax and email.  She also assists with a variety of other office tasks, including coordination of monthly mailings.





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