Shane McLachlan Support Coordination Hi I am Shane, I been working in the Community Services Industry for all of my working life. I am an Enrolled Nurse working in Health NSW. And a Training Officer for an Emergency Service until 2 years ago, and now in the Disability Sector as an Support Coordinator working with…

Steph Bitter Roving Listener Steph is an enthusiastic young woman, passionate about human rights and empowering individuals to express themselves. She is an advocate for social justice issues and enjoys helping people learn more about themselves, discovering what options they might have for a better future. Steph is currently studying a Diploma of Community Services,…

Tess PollardJeder Collective Behaviour Support Practitioner Tess has always been committed to serving others, with the outlook of assisting and supporting one to improve both their physical and mental wellbeing, by utilising person-centred care. This has taken numerous forms over Tess’s working life, ranging from human resource consulting, caring for children in out of home…

Maria Short Support Coordination Hi my name is Maria Short I currently have been employed with Tafe NSW Teaching  Age care/Disabilities 20 years as a part time Nurse at Norwest Private Hospital. My previous employment I worked as a coordinator at Down syndrome NSW creating goals and dreams for young people with Down syndrome. I…

Kayla Hanrahan Roving Listener Kayla is a determined and enthusiastic young woman has a deep passion for people’s rights. She has a year’s worth of support worker experience under her belt and thrives on supporting people to discover their individuality to help them live a more independent life. Kayla sees opportunities everywhere and has some…

Trudy Healey Support Coordination ‘I am deeply passionate about the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in all areas of life through education’ I have over twenty years’ experience across a variety of roles that provide services to advance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in education and employment including mentoring, training, and…

Simone Bursey

Simone Bursey Behaviour Support Practitioner Simone has a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and a Master of Social Work with mental health experience spanning 15 years. She is the proud dog-mum/handler of Accredited Therapy Dog, Alfred. Simone’s practice experience includes working in Therapeutic Out of Home Care, with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, and in…

Cherish Page-Brooks

Cherish Page-Brooks Roving Listener Cherish is a loyal, compassionate young woman who enjoys the dynamics of working in teams. She is motivated by challenges and change and likes to laugh a lot. Cherish is deeply empathetic and enjoys hearing people’s stories and learning more about them, which then offers her new perspectives on life. Her…

Drew Rogers Support Coordination Drew’s authentic and inquisitive approach is as diverse and creative as his skillset. From environmental journalism, to teaching surfing to young people living with disability. Advocating to state government, to publishing a photography book increasing awareness around homelessness. He aims to connect, educate and advocate in innovative ways to assist everyone…