OC Team - Greg

Greg Patterson


General Manager Corporate & Commercial Services

Greg is a chartered accountant with a rich and varied career including roles within professional services and more recently, heading finance and corporate services teams within health and community services.
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OC Team - Vicki

Vicki Hayes


General Manager Engagement and Partnerships

Vicki has dedicated her career to the disability services sector, spending three decades within the sector after completing a bachelor of applied science in occupational therapy.
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OC Team - Laurelle

Laurelle Edwards


General Manager Independence and Community 

Laurelle has strong experience in working with people to enhance their lives. Her 25-year career reflects her commitment to social justice and human rights, with roles ranging from operational direct support to operational management.

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OC Team - Natalie

Natalie Coates


General Manager People, Learning & Culture

Natalie is a qualified Human Resources practitioner who brings over ten years’ experience in a diverse range of management role across a variety of industries including Banking & Finance, Shipping, Energy and Automotive. Continue reading “Natalie Coates”

Steve Betinsky


General Manager Employment & Enterprises

Steve’s career in senior leadership spans for-purpose and for-profit organisations across a diverse range of sectors. Prior to joining OCConnections, Steve was the General Manager of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) before taking on the role of Director, Social Enterprises at the ASRC to lead the social enterprise growth strategy.
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Staff profiles


We are proud of the people who work with OC Connections in supporting participants to achieve outcomes that bring about real purpose and enjoyment to their life. We congratulate our staff for all their hard work, enthusiasm and commitment.

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