Uniting

Meet some of our team

Read about some of our team members using the tabs below, or you can meet our local area coordinators at one of our regular workshops or at a community connection desk.

Nicholas Blaxwell – Local Area Coordinator
Nicholas Blaxwell is a young man in his early 30s he has short spikey brown hair and wears glasses

About me

My role – Local Area Coordinator

Where do I work? Illawarra Shoalhaven

What's my background? Community welfare, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Certificate IV in Community Services, Diploma of Community Welfare Work and a Diploma in Business

Some more things about me:

  • Three years volunteer work in Blacktown Community Aid and Information Services
  • Four years working with the NDIS
  • I also have lived experience of disability.
Karen Peebles – Local Area Coordinator
Karen Peebles is a middle-aged woman in her early 50s she has greying blond hair

About me

My role – Local Area Coordinator

Where do I work? Illawarra Shoalhaven

What's my background? Community services in the aged and disability sector

Some more things about me:

  • Certified practicing Case Manager with a CMSA
  • A registered Justice of the Peace
  • Civil Marriage Celebrant
  • 20-plus years’ experience in the community services sector and working in various government and non - government organisations
  • I love working with Uniting and being involved in the National Disability Insurance Scheme, making a difference in the disability sector.
Alet Oliver – Local Area Coordinator
Alet Oliver is a woman in her early 40s she has long blond hair

About me

My role – Local Area Coordinator

Where do I work? Nepean Blue Mountains

What's my background? Community services

Some more things about me:

  • Worked as a support coordinator and support care worker
  • 12 years’ experience in community services sector
  • Immigrated from South Africa 16 years ago
  • Certificate IV in Community Services and Certificate II in Aged Care.
Graeme Randall – Local Area Coordinator
Graeme Randall is a man aged in his late 40s he has short light brown hair that is goiong grey, blue eyes and an angular nose

My role – Local Area Coordinator

Where do I work? Western Sydney

What's my background? Community engagement

Some more things about me:

  • Started working life as an ordained minister and have worked in banking and social work
  • I hold an honours degree in psychology, and currently doing my masters in psychology.
  • Worked in a range of disability services
  • Extremely passionate about justice and equality
  • Married to my partner under UK Law - waiting for the day it becomes legal in Australia!

Get in touch

Contact us to find out more about how we can support you.

Email us at lacinfo@uniting.org

You can also find us at the locations below.

Illawarra–Shoalhaven

Find out about workshops and events in your area

Wollongong Office
T: 02 4253 6580
Level 3, 87-89 Market St
Wollongong, 2500

Nowra Office
T: 02 4253 6580
Level 2b, 57 Graham St
Nowra, 2541

Gerringong Office
T: 02 4253 6580
5b, 25 Noble St
Gerringong
NSW, 2534

Nepean–Blue Mountains

Find out about workshops and events in your area

Nepean–Blue Mountains District Office
T: 02 4723 9444
Level 1, 83 Henry St,
Penrith, 2750

Lawson Office
T: 02 8833 0558
Shop 3, 297 Great Western Highway
Lawson, 2783

Lithgow Office
T: 02 8833 0559
PCYC Building
6 Hoskins Ave
Lithgow, 2790

Windsor Office
T: 02 4545 3500
Old Hawkesbury Hospital
6 Christie St
Windsor 2756

Northern Sydney

Find out about workshops and events in your area

Pymble District Office
T: 02 9275 9441
Building 1, Level 3 Suite 4
20 Bridge Street
Pymble, 2073

Brookvale Office
T: 02 8833 0552
Suite 156 Level 1
117 Old Pittwater Rd
Brookvale, 2100

Lane Cove Office
T: 02 8833 0560
Ryde Council Community Centre
180 Longueville Rd
Lane Cove, 2066

Southern NSW

Find out about workshops and events in your area

Queanbeyan District Office
T: 02 9275 9451
Level 1, Suite 3
114 Crawford Street
Queanbeyan, 2620

Batemans Bay Office
T: 02 8833 0553
Shop 2, 25 Old Princess Hwy
Batemans Bay, 2536

Cooma Office
T: 02 8833 0555
Room 7.G.08
TAFE Illawarra
66 Commissioner St
Cooma, 2630

Goulburn Office
T: 02 8833 0557
49 Goldsmith Street,
Goulburn, 2580

Merimbula Office
T: 02 8833 0554
14 Cabarita Place (Library)
Merimbula, 2548

Yass Office
T: 02 8833 0556
Room DG4
Yass TAFE,
51 Church St
Yass, 2582

Western Sydney

Find out about workshops and events in your area

Western Sydney District Office
T: 02 8833 0500
Level 1
17-21 Macquarie St
Parramatta, 2150

Baulkham Hills Office
T: 02 8833 0551
Suite 201
29-31 Solent Circuit
Baulkham Hills, 2153

Blacktown Office
T: 02 9268 3817
Suite 1 Level 3
83 Flushcombe Rd
Blacktown, 2148

Feedback or complaints

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