Team Members

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Louise Coventry

Louise Coventry is a passionate advocate for social justice and inclusion for all. Louise has worked variously in senior roles in state and local government in Victoria and in the community-based sector where she has accumulated significant expertise in social…
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Ray Mines

It’s over two decades since Ray joined Motivation in the UK and set off to Albania in 1996. Since then Ray has undertaken assignments in over 30 countries in Europe, Eastern Europe and the Balkans, South Asia, Southeast Asia, South…
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Lauren Flaherty

Lauren is a New Zealand trained Occupational Therapist with a background in wheelchairs, seating and physical rehabilitation. After roles in New Zealand and Ireland, Lauren moved to South Australia in 2009. After joining the Motivation Australia team the following year as…
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Kate Shortt

With over 20 years’ experience in both administration and team management roles in the UK and Australia, Kate joined Motivation Australia as an administration assistant in 2011. Kate became Office Manager in 2013 and the HR & Office Manager in…
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Alex Phillips

Alex joined Motivation Australia in October 2018. He is a Chartered Accountant and oversees the finance function of the organisation. He has a background working for boutique and large accounting firms primarily in the areas of restructuring, business advisory and…
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Lee Brentnall

Lee has always had a passion for working in international development, disability and health. She worked in Australia, Kiribati and Sri Lanka in clinical mentoring and training roles before joining Motivation Australia in 2012 as Prosthetist/Orthotist Consultant. Lee holds a…
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Ainsley Hadden

Ainsley graduated from the University of South Australia in 2018 with a Bachelor of Communication Design and the desire to have a positive impact on the world. Since joining Motivation Australia, her work has expanded beyond illustration and branding to…
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Daniel Noll

Daniel is a physiotherapist with experience in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Before joining Motivation Australia Daniel worked in two private practice physiotherapy clinics in Glenelg and Willunga, South Australia. With a keen interest in service system development and improving health…
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Tom Fitzpatrick

Tom first volunteered with Motivation Australia in the Diabetes Clinic and Rehabilitation Department at Vaiola Hospital in Tonga. You can read his interview here. Before joining our team Tom was working as a high risk generalist podiatrist in Port Augusta…
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Tim Cleasby

Tim first worked alongside Motivation Australia when he was volunteering in Tonga as a Physiotherapist Trainer with the Ministry of Health. While in Tonga, Tim worked closely with the team in establishing a new rehabilitation department at Vaiola Hospital. Tim…
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