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Meet the EPIC Strathpine team

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David Headington

Regional Coordinator
“There are no guarantees in this life but I firmly believe that persistence and those that keep on trying are those that prevail. We only fail when we give up. Like Winston Churchill once said, “…we shall never, never, never give up”! “
David Headington
David began his career in legal practice, providing legal defence in criminal courts, working alongside barristers in the Crown Courts and within the civil litigation department. This gave David a strong foundation where he was able to provide recourse for people where there was a perceived injustice. David then moved on to teaching and worked in the training arena, where he delivered vocational qualifications and assessed competency in the workplace. He delivered Customer Service and Business administration qualifications from the awarding body Oxford Cambridge and the Royal Society of Arts, which involved the improvement of literacy and numeracy in the students that were not in employment or further education. David joined EPIC Assist in early 2017 and describes himself as a kind person who has a lot of time for people who ask for help and advice on making improvements in their own personal journey David is skilled in writing and speaking on behalf of others when given clear instructions on what is the desired outcome.
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Amelia Campbell

Senior Employment Consultant
“Being able to support and assist others with additional needs and different backgrounds to thrive is a privilege. “
Amelia Campbell
Amelia has been working with EPIC Assist for 3 years now, starting as a Job Trainer in 2018. Previously, Amelia worked in childcare for almost 10 years before having her own son. Working with many different children over the years has created an understanding and passion for Amelia to assist others with additional needs.
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Tara McDonald

Employment Consultant
Tara McDonald
Tara joined EPIC in 2018, working within the training and education team. After two years, Tara started working at the Strathpine office as an Employment Consultant. Tara feels very blessed to work with such a great team that assists participants to reach their employment and education goals.
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Julie Crocker

Employment Consultant
“Knowledge is power. However, if not shared it becomes powerless.”
Julie Crocker
Julie joined EPIC in June 2022 with eight years of previous experience. She has working with people with disability for many years and knows some do not receive the assistance they require, but when given the right tools and confidence they can achieve employment. Julie enjoys assisting people with disabilities to stay in work and offering them support. The most rewarding part of her job is when participants thank her for her help or let her know she has made a difference in their life. In Julie’s spare time, she’s a State Emergency Service Trainer, a Peer Support Officer and Group Leader, and a Justice of the Peace.
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Deborah West

Employment Consultant
“Changing lives.”
Deborah West
Deborah joined EPIC in November 2022. She has over 20 years of experience working in community services, training and employment programs, disability services, and summer camps in America. Her favourite thing about working at EPIC is empowering people and the opportunity to meet and work with her participants and colleagues. She uses her years of experience to listen, encourage, engage, impart knowledge, and assist people with disability to gain meaningful employment. In her spare time, Deborah enjoys travelling, painting, walking, and listening to true crime podcasts.
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EPIC disability employment services in North Brisbane and Moreton Bay

Visit or find out more about our EPIC disability employment services in North Brisbane and Moreton Bay: Lutwyche, Bribie Island, Strathpine, Kallangur, Redcliffe, Indooroopilly, and Caboolture.