Greg Ferrington

Executive Officer


Neysha Machnig


Jackie Breasley


Anja Homburg

Project Co-ordinator


A photo of Communications and Promotions Officer Anja Homburg. A woman with dark brown hair worn up with a straight fringe. She is looking at the camera and smiling with a closed mouth.

Spends most of the day: Reading and writing about disability in Australia

Has worked as: A grant and bid writer, a philanthropy officer and a drama teacher

Study: BFA(Drama)

Likes: Dogs, ice cream and Star Trek

Dislikes: Capsicum, algebra and Star Wars

In her spare time: Directs feminist theatre and enjoys “off duty time” with her Assistance Dog, Kyla

You’d be surprised to learn: Anja has lived in the Netherlands, Belgium and the Unites States as well as Australia

Ally Scott

Project Co-ordinator

Buddy Network


Spends most of her day: Fantasising about how we can all make the world a better place and trying not to sneeze too loudly

Has worked as: An art gallery tour guide, documentary producer/director and social entrepreneur

Study: BA Hons History and Film

Likes: The magical moments of human connection, sunshine, coffee, op shops, great big trees and being in water

Dislikes: Waste, unkindness, and being cold.

In her spare time: Cooks, watches films, ferries children and gets pulled up hill and down dale by a very naughty dog

Sinead Mooney

Administration Officer


Spends most of the day: Completing various administrative tasks for the head office

Has worked as: An Administration Officer, a fundraising officer, a sports coach and a board executive

Study: BA (Sociology & Legal Studies) and Master of International Relations

Likes: Travelling, AFL, and cheesecake

Dislikes: Olives, spiders, and Home & Away

In her spare time: Plays sports, goes on cultural and foodie tours, and to comedy shows

You’d be surprised to learn: Sinead is a second generation Australian, both her parents and entire family were born and reside in Ireland


Morale Booster

A photograph of Kyla, a three year-old black labrador poodle cross. She is sitting and looking just past the camera. A blurry outline of a woman and the dogs lead can be seen in the background.

Spends most of the day: Under her human’s desk, sniffing for physiological shifts

Has worked as: An Assistance Dog and cuddle bug

Study: Puppy pre school, assistance dog training

Likes: Food, balls and beaches

Dislikes: Possums, baths and the cone of shame

In her spare time: Sniffs for snacks in the yard and destroys fluffy toys