OUR WORKFORCE

We run a tight, commercial operation that employs a mixed workforce. Our experienced management team oversee more than 100 employees working across the business.

A UNIQUE WORKPLACE

We offer a unique workplace. We empower Australians with a disability. For more than 50 years, we have provided a supportive and engaging workplace that is commercially focused whilst giving our employees structure, dignity, social connection and purpose.

We support our employees to be the best workers they can be, and to develop their potential and skills set in packaging and assembly, manufacture and component assembly, fundraising and event products. Thanks to the diversity of work we attract, our employees have a chance to use a range of machines and equipment as well as to develop manual skills to make an array of products. Our supported employment model is designed to provide real work opportunities.

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OUR EXPERIENCED TEAM

Working at Ability Works is much more than a job. And the team managing our workforce are a testament to that. Many of them have been with us for over for over 10 years and derive enormous satisfaction from running a business that is commercially focused while providing wonderful opportunities to our employees.

Sue
Boyce

CEO

Shane Daniel

Shane
Daniel

General Manager, Employment Workplace Training & Support

Wendy Ross

Wendy
Ross

Business Support Manager

Craig Young

Craig
Young

Operations Manager

Rima Sepokas

Rima
Sepokas

Senior Supervisor Packaging & Finishing

Andrew McConnell

Andrew
McConnell

Senior Supervisor Manufacturing

John Williams

John
Williams

Senior Supervisor Logistic Services

Jen Murray

Jen
Murray

Operations Support

Matthew Whiting

Matthew
Whiting

Supervisor Multi Task

David Downie

David
Downie

Toolmaker

Geraldine Woods

Geraldine
Woods

Coordinator, Workplace Training & Operational Support

Mikael Morgan

Mikael
Morgan

Workplace Training & Support

Anna Liu

Anna
Liu

Workplace Support

Dinishi Kapuge

Dinishi
Kapuge

Business Support

Anne Tissera

Anne
Tissera

Accountant

OUR BOARD MEMBERS

David
McMillan

David is Chairman of the Board at Ability Works and is Managing Director of McMillan Property Advisers…

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Caroline
Evans

Caroline is currently CEO, of the Yarra Valley Winegrowers Association and joined the Board in November 2017…

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Clive
Lavery

Clive was the previous Chairman of Ability Works, a position he held for 10 years and has a 20 year…

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Trevor
White

Trevor has been a chartered accountant for approximately 40 years with fifteen years experience covering multi-site, profit centre based…

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Frederick (Ted)
Woods

Ted has had a 21 year history with Ability Works, having held the role of Production Manager as a former…

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James
Edmonds

As Managing Director of Rogers Seller & Myhill Pty. Ltd, James brings commercial strengths of strategy…

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Russell
Jones

Russell is currently General Manager, People & Safety at MEGT Ltd, a not for profit organisation that…

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WE DELIVER GREAT BUSINESS OUTCOMES FOR YOU

In turn, you give back to people who really value the work

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