Management

CEO - Christine Puxty

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As CEO Christine leads the management team through the challenges of an evolving disability sector and direct business activities to deliver on strategic and financial plans. Christine also works closely with our participants and their families to ensure they receive the best services that our organisation can offer. 

Development Officer - Sue Field

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Sue is our Development Officer and is responsible  for identifying workforce needs and priorities, and designs workforce development strategies which provide opportunities that build  capacity and support.

Support Coordinator - Ingrid Puxty

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Ingrid is our Support Coordinator and Service Coordinator, and is also responsible for developing and coordinating supports for new and existing NDIS participants, including respite and daily living supports.

Program Officer/Team Leader Casey Ashlin

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Casey is our Program Officer and Team Leader and implements and organises our monthly activities, manages the roster and oversees the program centres.

Office Manager - Julie Canham

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Julie is our Office Manager and Plan Manager and is responsible for finances and administration.

Office Support - Katt Robinson

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Katt is our Office Support which entails many different areas of responsbilities from program calendars, rosters and administration as well as support work.

Program Officer/Team Leader - Katrina Howson

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Katrina is our Program Officer and Team Leader and implements and organises our monthly activities, manages the roster and oversees the program centres. 

Katrina comes from a background in children's services and Case Management.

Meet some of our staff

Brigid

Brigid likes cooking, nature and animals, reading and the outdoors.

Brigid loves cooking, nature, animal husbandry, reading and the outdoors and is experienced in all areas of support work  including working with people with complex needs. 

Brad

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Brad is skilled in martial arts, panelbeating, woodwork and cooking and is experienced in all areas of support work including working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours. 

Eloise

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Eloise is a talented artist, singer and photographer and can turn her hand to any project. Eloise is experienced in all areas of support work including working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

Cameron

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Cameron enjoys sport, fitness and the outdoors and has experience in variety of areas of support work including working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

Frank

Frank has many years experience working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

Frank has many years experience working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

Narelle

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Narelle is a skilled horsewoman and enjoys sewing, animals and the outdoors and has experience in a variety of areas of support work including working with people with complex needs.

Amie

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Amie has a dance and fitness background and has worked in aged care. Amie works in all areas of support work.

Danette

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Danette is an early childhood educator as well as a disability support worker and likes reading, craft, sewing, animal husbandry and tai chi. Danette has experience in various areas of support work with both adults and children.

Kirsten

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Kirsten loves music, learning new things, reading, creative writing and cooking, and is skilled in all areas of support work including working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

Leanne - Gladstone House Team Leader

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Leanne likes cooking, gardening and new challenges, and is skilled in all areas of support work including working with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

Aimee

Aimee likes music, dancing,


Aimee likes music, dancing, arts and crafts and keeping active, and enjoys working in all areas of support work  including working with people with complex needs. 

Anna

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Anna likes the outdoors, animals, cooking and arts and crafts, and enjoys working in all areas of support work including working with people with complex needs.

Kate

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Kate is currently studying nursing as well as disability support work, and enjoys working in all areas of support work including people with complex needs.

Jessica M

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Jessica enjoys arts and crafts and works in a variety of areas of support work, including with people with complex needs.

Sarah

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Sarah is a hairdresser and likes arts and crafts, sport and fitness and is skilled in a variety of areas of support work  including working with people with complex needs. 

Carmel

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Carmel works specifically with people with complex needs and challenging behaviours, and is skilled in a variety of areas of support work.  

Caitlin

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Caitlin enjoys working in all areas of support work including people with complex needs and challenging behaviours.

'Moz'

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Moz's specialty area is in children's services as well as working with complex needs and challenging behaviours. 


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Jess

Jessica enjoys working in all areas of support work including people with complex needs and challenging behaviours. Jessica has a special interest in her Australian Indigenous culture.

Jenna

Jenna likes camping  and the outdoors and works in all areas of support work.

Jenna likes camping  and the outdoors and works in all areas of support work.

Mealey Centre

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This is where we hold respite (short term accommodation) and run programs and activities for people with disability with complex needs.

MDSS Office

We run Plan Management and Support Coordination services from our office at 49 Lewis Street.

We run Plan Management and Support Coordination services from our office at 49 Lewis Street

Lily Centre

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Lily Centre is a hub of activity from social programs to living skills. Programs are held 6 days per week, as well as community programs and activities. 

Meet our board

Simon Byrnes - Chairperson

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Sue Field - Secretary

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Simon Byrnes - Treasurer

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