Deahne Turnbull

The Directorate of International and Domestic Engagement builds and fosters relationships with government and non-government stakeholders, using the work of ACMC to influence better policy and advocate for civil-military collaboration in that community.

Director, International and Domestic Engagement

Deahne Turnbull

Deahne Turnbull is the Director – International and Domestic Engagement. Deahne is a conflict, crisis preparedness and response professional who transferred to ACMC in 2022 following an extensive career with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Deahne has supported a range of whole-of-government response efforts, notably multi-faceted disasters across the Asia-Pacific region, deploying to PNG as part of Australia’s response to the COVID outbreak and as the development lead for Australia’s Interim Mission on Afghanistan. She has also worked as a diplomat in Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan and as Australia’s Deputy Ambassador in Iraq.

Deahne has a Bachelor of Economics (hons) and Bachelor of Law (hons).