Annie was employed as a part time social worker and began working for Sunbury Community Health when it opened in April 1976. She developed connections with the local community and introduced them to the new health service. During the 25+ years Annie worked for the organisation she had a variety of roles which reflected the needs of the people she came into contact with. As well as a social worker, Annie was a community development worker, writer and volunteer coordinator. She is well respected for her integrity, energy, storytelling ability, sense of fun and goodwill in promoting the work of Sunbury Community Health. Annie was awarded Life Governorship in 2015 for her excellence in connecting the community.