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With almost 70 years combined experience, it’s hardly surprising that we think our team is the best in the business.

Aspire Supported Holidays’ clients receive the best care and support available anywhere. We are a fun loving group of travellers committed to offering our clients fun, experiential holidays in wonderful, exciting travel destinations.

Meet the team below!

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aspire-team-simon1SIMON CRETHAR

Simon is a Travel Specialist who has worked in tourism & hospitality for over 25 years.

He creates all of our wonderful holiday itineraries, negotiates with suppliers and travel providers, hotels and tour operators, and works closely with our support personnel to ensure our guests have the best possible holiday experience.

Simon’s role also often involves being the Group Tour Leader, and he has travelled extensively throughout this wonderful world we live in.

 

aspire-team-susanSUE COUPER

Sue is highly trained and has worked in the disability field for more than three decades.

Sue brings experience in medication, epilepsy, diabetes, behaviour management, mental health, manual handling, accommodation services, respite, community access, travel support and transition to work to Aspire Supported Holidays’ collective skill set.

 

 

aspire-team-shellySHELLY OGDEN

Shelly has more than 10 years experience in disabilities.

She holds a Certificate III in Disabilities, a Diploma of Child Studies, Certificate III Assistant in Nursing, and has held numerous positions like Disability Support Worker, Senior worker & Team Leader.

 

aspire-team-debDEB MACDONALD

Deb has over 22 years experience in the disability field including mental health, first aid, medication competency, manual handling, advanced first aid, epilepsy, diabetes and Stoma care.

Deb’s career has included day programs and 1-1 support, carer roles for acquired brain injury, catatonic depression and dementia, pharmacy/dispensary, Scout leader and restaurateur.

 

adam-willisADAM WILLIS

Adam has worked in the community services sector for more than 5 years specialising in disabilities and mental health. Adam has worked across an array of services which include, residential group homes, outreach services, respite services, one-on-one and group supports, holiday and vocational services and day programs. He has supported people in the disability, mental health, youth, refuge and childcare services sectors, and also currently supervises all after-hours services for a large community services organisation.

Adam is highly competent in administering medications, supporting people with complex needs, personal care and ensuring the people that he supports are put first. Adam has a Certificate IV in Community Services Work and also has completed a Bachelor of Social Work and is currently studying his Bachelor of Primary School Teaching (Honours).