Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

Our experienced leadership and support team are passionate about helping NDIS participants to get more out of life today. Meet just some of this team below.

We also have a national team of clinicians providing therapeutic, positive behaviour and employment supports across Australia. To find out more about the clinicans in your area, please contact our concierge service on 1800 238 958 or via hello@abilityactionaustralia.com.au. They will be able to match you to a clinician that suits your needs, interests and goals.

Alison McIlveen

General Manager

Alison has been an Occupational Therapist for close to 15 years, working in various clinical and managerial positions within and outside the MedHealth group (the parent company of Ability Action Australia).

Greg Cain

Head of Governance, Business Services and Innovation

An experienced physiotherapist, Greg is our national Participant Experience and Compliance Manager. Greg has extensive experience across people, quality and compliance management.

Vicky Petropoulos

General Manager - NDIS Stakeholders and Partnerships

Vicky’s responsible for building strong customer relationships and partnerships throughout Australia, and supporting NDIS participants to get more out of life today.

Marie-Eve Dostie

National Pediatric Clinical and Team Lead

Marie-Eve has extensive experience with paediatric populations and has been working with children for over 20 years. Her leadership is key to our paediatric NDIS services.

Andrew Barton

Head of Operations - QLD/NT

After working as a physio for 10 years, Andrew made the switch to Ability Action Australia. Now he oversees our daily operations in Queensland and the Top End, as well as the personal and professional development of our passionate team.

Heather Hill

Head of Operations - WA/SA

Heather’s role is to build and lead a team of high-performing multidisciplinary allied health practitioners who provide best-practice services to participants of the NDIS. In addition to her managerial skill, she is also an experienced OT with capability in many areas of practice.

Emily Williams

Business Partner - Sydney

A qualified physiotherapist with experience across the lifespan, Emily now provides crucial support to our teams so that they can deliver exceptional and timely services to people living with disability in this region.

Jin Ou

Business Partner - Perth

Jin’s role is to build and lead a multidisciplinary team of allied health practitioners who provide best-practice services to NDIS participants. Her management expertise is backed up with 17 years of experience as a physiotherapist.

Brian Widiodarmono

Team Leader—Employment Services

Brian has extensive experience supporting people into meaningful employment, and strong networks with employers across metropolitan Perth - connections he uses to connect NDIS participants with jobs that match their abilities.

Ivana Krunes

Senior Marketing Communications Manager

Ivana is a purpose-driven marketing and communications manager with over 10 years’ experience in developing and executing marketing strategies, including four years in not-for-profit disability executive management.

Kathy Terzanidis

Senior Marketing Communications Lead

Prior to joining Ability Action Australia, Kathy worked for atWork Australia for four years, including two years on the Disability Employment Services marketing communications team.

Rachel King

Clinical Quality Assurance Officer - Perth

Rachel is an experienced Social Worker with 10 years of clinical experience. Her role is to provide clinically accurate and compliant NDIS allied health assessments, as well as to ensure quality standards are achieved.

Fiona Turk

Graduate Program Manager - Melbourne

As our Graduate Program Manager, Fiona is focused on providing students and graduates from university with early career opportunities that match their skills, motivations, and goals.

Lara Thompson

Business Partner - Victoria

Lara is a Business Partner with a wealth of clinical experience working as a physiotherapist. For the past eight years, she has worked in residential aged care, clinics and the community while supervising limited registration, new graduate and student physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

Quynhi Nguyen

Business Partner - Melbourne

Quynhi's previous experience in a range of practice settings, including the community and rehabilitation centres, have made her passionate about improving the quality of life for participants and their families. She takes this approach towards everything she does as a Business Partner with Ability Action Australia.

Hannah Dawson

Business Partner - Perth

Hannah is a highly skilled physiotherapist and leader with experience managing teams across a broad range of clinical areas. Her passion lies in coaching, mentoring, upskilling and developing staff to ensure that participants receive the highest quality care possible.

Louise Peters

Concierge Officer - Sydney

Louise is a competent administration, education, and customer service professional with extensive experience across a wide range of settings, including banking, education, and retail. She is passionate about collaborating and making a difference in the lives of NDIS participants.

Lara Elliott

Senior Key Worker - Sydney

With 28 years’ experience in private schools and Department of Education preschools, Lara has extensive experience supporting children with various disabilities, including global development delay, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, cerebral palsy and more.

Tracie McInnes

Clinical Lead, Clinical Excellence - Adelaide

Tracie has built her career in adult disability services, where her passion and dedication have flourished. Her work has primarily revolved around community-based occupational therapy interventions, which have enabled her to gain invaluable insights into individuals’ functional abilities within their natural environments. Over the years, Tracie has meticulously developed her skill set, focusing on critical […]

Nicole Darkow

Team Leader and Occupational Therapist - North Lakes

Nicole is an accomplished Occupational Therapist and Team Leader with over a decade of experience in various healthcare settings. Her career commenced in South Africa in 2013, where she gained invaluable experience working in a tertiary hospital across multiple departments, including paediatrics, acute neurorehabilitation, plastics (predominantly burns), orthopaedic and medical wards. From 2014 to 2017, […]

Kassie Pocza

Team Leader and Behaviour Support Practitioner - Sunshine Coast

Kassie is a Team Leader and Behaviour Support Practitioner with a wealth of experience supporting participants to achieve their goals. She has also supported her teams to deliver positive behaviour outcomes  to clients facing an array of challenges. Prior to joining Ability Action Australia, Kassie spent two years’ working in behaviour support. Initially, she focused […]

Nicola Postol

Physiotherapy Clinical Lead - National

Nicola is an accomplished physiotherapist with many years of valuable experience. She has worked extensively in all the medical areas relating to physiotherapy, including respiratory, neurology and general medicine, but her work has primarily been in neurorehabilitation. She is dedicated to continuous growth in her field, and this has led her to inhabiting a wide […]

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