Who We Are

The team at Southlake Community Services Inc acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and extend our respect to the Awabakal people, Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect the wisdom, knowledge and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their ongoing connection to land, language and place. We strive to be allies through continued learning and authentic community collaboration.

We respect and celebrate the diversity of all people.

Southlake Community Services Inc is committed to providing an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe and welcome. Southlake Community Services Inc is committed to equity irrespective of cultural or linguistic background, sexual orientation, gender identity (LBGTIQA+), intersex status, spiritual beliefs, socio-economic status, age or abilities.

Southlake Community Services Inc is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to developing a strong, inclusive community which values local participation, sustainability, fairness and access for everyone.

Established in 1992, we have a strong and long-term track record in working to support community members our services, programs and activities.  Our projects are focused on community development, capacity building and underpinned by principles of strengths-based practice.

Southlake Community Services Inc. is focused on developing a strong and inclusive community and have created a team of multidisciplinary roles to achieve community development outcomes.

Current Team Members

Brooke Murphy
Organisational Coordinator

Debbie Boon
Operations Worker

Liam Lewis
Community Strengthening Worker

Christopher Brown
Community Strengthening Worker

Shakaia Tickle
Community Engagement Worker

Governance Board

Southlake Community Services is committed to strong, transparent and supportive governance. This means providing strategic leadership to the organisation and ensuring that the proper processes and structures are in place so that it can operate effectively and ethically.

Our Governance Board is an elected, representative and collective volunteer body which is responsible for ensuring that the organisation is operating in line with its purpose, achieving results, remaining solvent, and complying with all relevant legal, financial and ethical obligations.

Our Governance Board comprises local community members who bring expertise in business, education, social work, research, human service delivery and local community knowledge.

Current Board Members

Amanda Howard

Julia Sugden
Vice President

Alison Wooden

Chris Boddey

Michelle Brosnahan