Our business objective is to be a sustainable, quality focused and values driven organisation which is responsive to the needs and goals of people with disability.
Greenacres is one of the leading disability service providers in Illawarra. For 70 years we have been committed to enabling people with disability to achieve their dreams and live the best life possible. We are a trusted name in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven with a reputation for innovation, flexibility, and quality support and every week we provide training, employment opportunities, respite, and community life and leisure programs to over 500 people with disabilities.
The experienced and caring team at Greenacres is passionate about supporting people with disabilities to live a life of inclusion, opportunity, friendship, and fun.
At Greenacres, we support people with disability to live their best everyday lives. This includes socially as well as through the development of skills, achievement of qualifications and employment outcomes that meet each individual’s goals. We are committed to breaking down barriers, advocating for people with disability to exercise choice and control and creating safe and inclusive communities where people with disability not only feel they belong, but where they can flourish and thrive.
Meet the team
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief People Officer
Chief Commercial Officer
Chief Operations Officer
Chairperson Since 2019
Board Member Since 2013
Member of the Strategic Planning Working Group; Member of the Audit and Risk Committee; Member of the People, Culture and Governance Committee; Appointed to Greenacres
Board May 2013. Chief Operations Manager for the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong; CPA, MBA & GAICD.
Company Secretary Since 2020
Board Member Since 2017
Member of the Audit and Risk Committee; Member of the People, Culture and Governance Committee. Appointed to Greenacres Board as an Alternate Director June 2016. Appointed as a Director in February 2018. Head of Strategic Project Delivery CEnet; Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Board Member Since 2020
Chairperson of the Participant and Carers Reference Group. Appointed to Greenacres Board November 2020. Currently Retired. Formally the Asset Manager Steel Treatment and Caster Services at Bluescope Steel. Long-term Co-Carer for a person with disability.
Deputy Chairperson Since 2019
Board Member Since 2008
Member of the Strategic Planning Working Group; Member of the People, Culture and Governance Committee; Appointed to Greenacres Board May 2008. Legal Practitioner Accredited Property Law Specialist, Director Illawarra Diggers, Aged and Community Care Limited.
Board Member Since 2020
Member of the Strategic Planning Working Group; Deputy Chairperson of the Participant and Carers Reference Group. Appointed to Greenacres Board 2020. Marketing & Communications Manager – Woonona Bulli RSL Club; Professional Member AMI.
Board Member Since 2018
Member of the Strategic Planning Working Group; Chairperson of the People, Culture and Governance Committee. Appointed to Greenacres Board as an Alternate Director 8 November 2018. Appointed as a Director 14 November 2018. Former Chair Carers NSW and Director Interchange Illawarra. Former Director Transport Services and Infrastructure
NSW, Career Mentor.
Treasurer Since 2019
Board Member Since 2016
Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee. Appointed to Greenacres Board June 2016. Director, Investigation and Reporting – Information and Privacy Commission NSW.