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

Kate is our Office Manager and joined Motivation Australia in 2011. Kate has a background in administration, sales team management and office management from roles both in the UK and Australia. Role: Kate is responsible for the day-to-day operation of…
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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. She has worked…
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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 our newest recruit, joining Motivation Australia in September 2019. Daniel is a physiotherapist with a background working in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy since graduating in 2016. His interest in international development stems from his experience on placement in…
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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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Lucy Delahunty

Lucy has recently joined the Motivation Australia team as Fundraising Coordinator. She has worked in International Development since 2013 and has experience in a range of roles working with non-government organisations as well as working toward the delivery of the…
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