Meet The Team

Liberator Australia has selected a team of professionals to provide our customers with the latest in product services, training and support for communication, inclusion and independence. Meet the Liberator Australia team.

 

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Nigel Duckett (BA (Hons), Business Studies)

Managing Director

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766
Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733
Mob: 0430 575 241
Email: nigel@liberator.net.au

Works - Monday to Friday

Nigel Duckett is the Managing Director, having set up the company in 2006 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Prentke Romich Company. Nigel has 18 years involvement in the disability sector. He has worked with many people with significant impairments through almost a decade spent building up Access Cabs, the wheelchair accessible taxi service, in Adelaide. Post graduate qualifications in Disability Studies at Flinders University under Professor Roy Brown have added to Nigel's BA (Hons) in Business Studies, thus increasing personal awareness of the vital issues faced daily by Liberator's customers. Prior to taking up a position with Liberator, Nigel invested seven years in successfully managing the Assistive Technology business unit at Novita Children's Services Incorporated, where he became acquainted with the Prentke Romich & Saltillo ranges. Nigel is excited & enthused to be moving from a market development role into more direct involvement once again with Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) device users.

 

Merryn Horsfall  

Merryn Gibson, (BA, Speech Pathology)

New South Wales Consultant

Tel: +61 (08) 84211 7766 (Adelaide Head Office)
Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733
Mob: 0450 506 447
Email: merryn@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Monday to Friday

Merryn is a speech pathologist based in Sydney, working full time for Liberator. She joined Liberator in 2015 as the Victorian consultant, based in Melbourne. With recent experience working in the Autism field, Merryn has gained a wide range of clinical experience through her roles in education and not-for-profit settings in QLD, NSW and VIC. Merryn strongly believes that every person has the right to spontaneous, independent communication, and she is committed to sharing this message.

Leanna Fox

           

Leanna Fox, (BaAppsc Speech Pathology)

New South Wales Consultant

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766 (Adelaide Head Office)

Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733

Mob: 0424 662 728

Email: leanna@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Monday and Tuesday

Leanna is a speech pathologist based in Sydney, working part time for Liberator. As a speech pathologist Leanna has supported people with complex communication needs, their families, teachers and therapists in Ireland, rural NSW, Sydney and Vietnam (Trinh Foundation). She is passionate about educating and supporting people to be confident with AAC and to include it across all environments and activities. 

 

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Penny Jameson

Queensland Consultant

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766 (Adelaide Head Office)
Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733
Mob: 0406 968 585
Email: penny@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Monday and Tuesday

Penny is based on The Gold Coast in Queensland and brings many years of practical experience to our clients and customers. Previously, she has worked for The Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland as a Family Assistant, before spending 13 years as a Teacher’s Aide in the area of Special Needs Education. Penny has supported several PRC Minspeak device users over the years and thus possesses the insight and sensitivity Liberator values so highly. 

 

 

Freya Allen  

Freya Allen, (BA, Speech Pathology)

Western Australia Consultant

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766 (Adelaide Head Office)

Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733

Mob: 0424 661 263

Email: freya@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Monday and Wednesday

Freya Allen is a Speech Pathologist based in Perth, working part time for Liberator.  Freya has worked in the disability sector in WA for over 5 years, with both adults and children with developmental disabilities.  Freya is also the younger sister of a MinSpeak user, so brings with her a long personal and professional history with complex communication, AAC and Liberator systems.  Freya has a passion for makiing a difference in the lives of those with complex communication needs and their families through education, inclusion and support.

Ben Bond                

Ben Bond, (BA, Speech Pathology)

Victorian Consultant

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766 (Adelaide Head Office)

Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733

Mob: 0420 277 104

Email: mailto:ben@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Monday to Friday

Ben is a Speech pathologist based in Victoria, working full time for Liberator. He has spent his career working with children and adults who have disabilities and worked closely with those who have autism in his previous role at Autism Spectrum Australia in Sydney. Ben has worked for government disability services, worked consultatively within disability schools and has worked for not for profit organisations supporting and educating others in the use of AAC. Ben is driven by a desire to see everyone with a disability communicate to their highest potential.

  

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Jeff Price (B.InfSc)

Technical Consultant

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766
Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733
Email: jeff@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Monday to Thursday


Jeff is the salvation of many users, parents, teachers and therapists in the assistive technology field, having looked after repairs & technical support for Novita Children's Services Incorporated for over five years and joined the Liberator team in September, 2008. Blessed with manual dexterity to supplement his Bachelor's degree in Information Science (University of Adelaide), Jeff is universally known as a classic "Mr Fix-it". Liberator is very fortunate to have secured his services and the company looks forward to expanding his role in areas of product development and refinement.
 

 

Melissa Dalidowicz  

Melissa Dalidowicz

Customer Service

Tel: +61 (08) 8211 7766
Fax: +61 (08) 8211 7733
Email: mel@liberator.net.au

 

Works - Tuesday to Friday

 

Mel joined the Liberator team in January, 2009 as an experienced administrator with extensive technical product background. With over 20 years experience in administration, customer service and product dispatch at Novita Children's Services Incorporated, Mel is a wonderful addition to our power team. She is the contact for product sales, enquiries and for setting up trial/ loan agreements.

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