Meet Our Team

Our main focus is to build capacity for people living with disabilities, ensuring they have the tools required to be a part of the community.

Administrative Team

Julie Allison

Julie Allison

Owner/ Director & Certified ICF Coach

Julie is the heart and soul of Bradannii. She has worked in the industry for over 4 years. As the owner of Bradannii, she likes teaching people to be independent, to keep others accountable and to self-advocate.

Jim Vasiliou

Jim Vasiliou

General Manager

Jim has extensive cross-functional experience and enthusiasm for ensuring effective systems and processes to promote successful team performance and achieve business goals. He also cares deeply for individuals and ensuring enrichment in their lives.

Kathleen Clegg

Kathleen Clegg

Rostering and Staff Liaison

Charlie currently assists participants in achieving their goals and aids in the NDIS requirements for the participant. She gets her joy by helping Bradannii participants achieve a sense of freedom and opportunity within the community.

Carmel Ward

Carmel Ward

Senior Administrator

Carmel seeks to fulfil the daily and long-term needs of the Bradannii staff and clients to an exceptional standard. She goes above and beyond to achieve the best results for both the business and our clients.

Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward

Business & Systems Manager

Matthew ensures Bradannii can operate at a high level efficiently and brings clarity, through his expert organisational abilities. Effectively working to a high standard, Matthew adapts easily by being able to learn quickly whilst supporting the Bradannii team.

Caitlyn Serafim

Caitlyn Serafim

Administrative Assistant/ Social Media Marketing Manager

Caitlyn assists Carmel with Bradannii’s day to day administrative operations, as well as managing Bradannii’s website and social media platform. Caitlyn enjoys working with Bradannii because she is able to work towards the goal of helping others

Rosemarie Thurbon

Rosemarie Thurbon

Administrative Assistant

Rosemarie’s previous knowledge and experience in her past roles allow her to assist Carmel in keeping on top of Bradannii’s daily tasks. Her ability to learn new skills, stay organised and positive attitude make her a valuable asset to Bradannii’s administrative team. 

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson

Real Estate Coordinator/ Transporter

Michael plays a fundamental role in the Bradannii team, he coordinates all of Bradannii’s real estate opportunities, finding suitable homes for Supported Independent Living (SIL) participants. Michael also helps with transportation of participants when needed. 

Jojo Richardson

Jojo Richardson

Michaels Fuzzy Friend

Jojo is Michael’s greatest friend, loves a walk and the beach and is so friendly to everyone. Jojo’s great companion at work and home, and loves to tag along with Michael, bringing a fun adorable energy to whoever he meets!

Support Team

Connie Lai

Connie Lai

Support Worker

Connie works with all her heart and care to provide the best possible way forward for participants and support workers. Working with Bradannii allows Connie to bring value to participants and highlights their role in the community.

Rafat Yacoub

Rafat Yacoub

Support Worker

Rafat helps participants to advocate themselves and motivates them in their daily life to spread happiness. He provides emotional and mobility support, maintains accommodation and helps with day-to-day service that every participant needs.

Mary Ann Maranan

Mary Ann Maranan

Support Worker

Mary Ann always exceeds the participant’s expectation. Mary Ann has developed friendships with all of her participants. Providing full support and help for all daily activities, she is someone to talk to and rely on

Sylvi Soeharjono

Sylvi Soeharjono

Videographer/ Support Worker

Sylvi uses extensive experience as a videographer to advocate for Bradannii’s participants, ensuring they are given the opportunity to receive the high quality support services they deserve.

Nicole Shearer

Nicole Shearer

Support Coordinator

Nicole is always willing to support and help all participant’s in their day-to-day lives. With her positive attitude, she is a valued and confident team member of Bradannii. Nicole’s goal is to help better the lives of all participants.

Jonathon Greig

Jonathon Greig

Support Worker

Jonathon prides himself in providing exceptional care for the participants he works with. His goal as a carer is to  ensure that participants feel respected, comfortable, and receive the best possible outcome from their supports.

Kye Watters

Kye Watters

Support Worker

Kye’s compassionate and caring nature drew her to Bradannii. She strives to empower people with disabilities and encourage them to live their lives to the fullest. Kye believes it is important to always make sure participants feel heard, understood and listened to.

Suzy Batka

Suzy Batka

Support Worker

Suzy’s years of personal experience as a carer aid her in her role as a support worker. Her kind nature and willingness to help others is reflected through her strive to provide participants with the high quality care they deserve.

Kirstie Boerst

Kirstie Boerst

Support Worker

Kirstie upholds Bradannii’s belief in the importance of communication with our participants. By providing a helping hand and listening to participants needs, Kirstie is able to assist in getting the most out of their daily lives and encourages them to work towards personal goals.

Shannon Guy

Shannon Guy

Support Worker

Shannon chose to work with Bradannii because she is passionate about helping people with disabilities. Her goal is to support Bradannii’s participants to become the best version of themselves, gain new skills in the community and grow their confidence. 

Jayne-Ann Duke

Jayne-Ann Duke

Support Worker

Jayne-Ann is a friendly, outgoing and approachable woman who goes the extra mile to help people who need support. She joined Bradannii to help individuals reach their goals in the community whilst living independently.

Chelsea English

Chelsea English

Support Worker

Chelsea’s goal as a support worker is to create an inclusive and understanding environment for people with disabilities. She always aims to be supportive and caring when interacting with participants, leaving them completely happy with their supports.

Leah Phillips

Leah Phillips

Support Worker

Leah chose to be a support worker to assist participants in working towards positive mindsets. Leah assists participants in achieving a happier, healthier day-to-day lifestyles by guiding them towards goals, activities and life choices that are beneficial  for their mental health and wellbeing.

Melissa Sampson

Melissa Sampson

Support Worker

Melissa’s 5 years of experience as a support worker and advanced people skills allow her to connect with participants, ensuring she is able to deliver the highest quality supports possible to the individuals she is working with.

Jackson Taylor

Jackson Taylor

Support Worker

Jackson joined the Bradannii team to make a positive impact on the lives of participants. Jackson assists participants in working towards personal goals, learning new skills and accessing the community, achieving the quality of life they deserve.

Marie Young

Marie Young

Support Worker

With 7 years of experience working with both children and adults living with a disability, Marie ensures Bradannii participants get the very best care to achieve their goals. She does this by giving them the care and understanding that they need in the best possible way.

Rebecca Short

Rebecca Short

Support Worker

Rebecca uses an optimistic approach to encourage the individuals she supports to build and draw from their strengths. She aims to provide meaningful support to participants so they can achieve their goals and build their independence. 

Karen Smith

Karen Smith

Support Worker

Karen’s caring nature and patience drew her towards the role of a disability support worker. Using a kind and caring approach she aims to help participants achieve the happier lifestyle that they deserve.

John Grewal

John Grewal

Transport Operator

John works with Bradannii as an on call transporter for participants. John’s role is crucial and greatly valued, as he is able to provide transport for participants who need to get from one place to another and cannot access other forms of transportation. 

Candy

Candy

Shaggy DA

Our Shaggy DA Candy is playful and overly-friendly to everyone. She is the keeper of all our office treats and loves a good belly rub. You most likely find her napping under one of our tables.

Opi-Jac

Opi-Jac

Chief Purring Officer

Our Chief Purring Officer Opi-Jac is the most recent addition to our team. She is a cat who appreciates variety and change and you will never find her sleeping on the same spot. Once she wakes up she purrs until you give her your full attention.

What Others Say

David Nominee from Bradannii

Julie is all for the client. She’s really about the people. She always goes the extra yard.

David from Killarney Vale, Central Coast NSW

Yvette Participant Bradannii

I love that Julie knows what she’s talking about. I’ve learned along the way everything I need to know about NDIA and NDIS. Thank you!

Yvette from Mittagong

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