Josephine is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and recently retired as a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia. She spent 15 years in the Public Service in Canberra and now has returned to public practice consulting. Prior to the move to Canberra she ran her own accounting practice in Townsville. Josephine has a Business degree, a Masters of Public Administration (Law and Public Policy) and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She also has a Professional Financial Planning Certificate as well as a Certificate IV and a Diploma in Christian Ministry and Theology. Josephine is the Chair of the National Seniors Australia Audit, Risk and Finance Committee.