Born in Sri Lanka, Dushy migrated to Australia over 30 years ago, living in Sydney and Darwin before landing in Townsville as her chosen home. A Registered Justice of the Peace, Dushy first qualified as a Management Accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (London), before completing a Graduate Certificate in Housing Management and Policy from Swinburne University Melbourne in 2009.
Dushy further expanded her professional credentials when she became a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2015.
Her suite of achievements was recognised when she was awarded the 2019 Telstra Business Women’s Awards – Queensland for Purpose
and Social Enterprise, culminating in Dushy winning the equivalent National 2019 Telstra Australian Business Women’s Awards. By the time Dushy joined Yumba-Meta Limited in 1995, she’d held a diverse range of senior Corporate Accounting roles in both Sri Lanka and Australia.