Our Support Coordinators

Shelley Farrington


  Support Coordination Manager

Shelley has worked in the health care industry for over 25 years. She has a Diploma of Nursing. She specialises in health insurance having worked at HBA and later assisted in the implementation of a pilot program launch of health insurance for Suncorp and their many brands. At Linacre Private Hospital Shelley has worked with patients prior to their procedure to assess their financial situation through their health fund. Her passion for providing support services to patients as well as hospital staff continued at the Alfred Hospital as Manager of Support Services. Shelley has pursued her interest in managing health and wellbeing by completing a Diploma in Management and a Certificate in Alcohol & Other Drugs. Shelley has a vast knowledge of insurance product disclosure statements and can assist you with translation of terminology.

Shelley developed her passion for working with client's with special need through her work as an NDIS support coordinator in Geelong. She prides herself supporting her clients in order to ensure they receive the support they need to achieve their goals.

Bronwyn Brown


Bronwyn has over 25 years’ experience working in office environments in administration roles. After completing a Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies, she first gained her passion for customer service at a non-for-profit professional organisation in a variety of roles including Reception, Marketing & Public Relations, Website & Publications support. She undertook temporary assignments at Berry Street in Community Relations and at Box Hill Hospital. Bronwyn has provided Executive Assistance to the Head of School at RMIT University, assisted the Division and Discipline Leaders in Biomedical Sciences and supported the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Working as a Customer Relations Officer at a University she has interacted with many students and thrives on helping people achieve their goals. Bronwyn has recently come from a service industry where she provided time critical assistance and support for major clients and joins us to help make a difference in people’s everyday lives.

Karoline Benvenuto


Karoline has a Diploma in Nursing and has chosen to continue her nursing studying by undertaking a Bachelors degree.

Karoline’s commitment and determination in helping people is a strength that results in positive outcomes in her role as a Support CoOrdinator.  Karoline has vast experience in dealing with people and helping them achieve their goals.  She is dedicated in her pursuit to a lifelong career in nursing and is focused on furthering her nursing skills in postgraduate study.

Chris Leeson

Chris has maintained a client a focused approach over her 30+ years of work force experience, bringing a compassionate and optimistic nature to all her client interactions.

Possessing a Tafe Cert 4 in Phlebotomy and a certificate in Drug and Alcohol.

Chris has over 5 years of clinical healthcare experience and a broad knowledge base to expand upon. Previously being employed in customer service roles, Chris has well developed communication skills which enable her to empower her clients as best as possible. 

Further pursuing her passion for assisting others, Chris is enthusiastic in the opportunity to support her clients at WeSupportU. 

Leanne Shaw