Staff & Volunteers


Nurse Centre Manager/Remote Area Nurse

Marija Mrsic – Nurse Centre Manager/Remote Area Nurse, with almost 20 years of nursing experience and 10 years of experience in remote area nursing alone. Marija is passionate about nursing in the bush and all that it takes. Delivering and developing the best access to care and services is what Marija sees as a priority for the Cann Valley Community. Marija and her family live in the lovely valley of Noorinbee and enjoy the natural beauty the area has to offer.

Registered Nurses

Therese Burke – Therese has been employed as a casual Registered Nurse at the Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre since February 2017. Therese is also the Nurse Center Manager at Swifts Creek Bush Nursing Centre and has extensive nursing experience.

Warren Howden – Remote Area Nurse, with over 40 years of experience in hospital and remote area nursing. We are delighted to have Warren working at the centre. Warren has accepted a short term contract while he is enjoying his semi-retirement and will be happy to stay with Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre as a casual nurse in future.

Jacinta MacCormick – Remote Area Nurse with broad nursing background that includes, oncology and a variety of remote, single post settings.  Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre is thrilled to have Jacinta share her expertise and passion she has for the remote communities and the health outcomes in the bush.


Jennifer McShane – Business Administrator

Jennifer has been employed at the Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre since December 2017 and has worked in Business Administration for many years. She works Monday to Thursday each week, making the business side for Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre run smoothly.


Sarah Nation – Administrative assistant

Sarah has been employed at the Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre since 2010 as Administrative assistant and has worked in the administration field since 1989.  She works Wednesday and Friday each week, assisting with the administrative duties of the center.


Zoe Meade – Casual Administrative assistant

Zoe has been employed at the Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre since November 2016 as a Casual Administrative assistant, she has worked in administration for many years.


Environmental Services

Maria Taylor

Maria is a cleaner at the centre.  Maria is known for her efficient work and is always busy helping out where she can.


Client Home Care

Linda Laffy

Carole Morcomb

Kirstein Davies

Maria Taylor

Maria Gregory


Planned Activity Group Co-ordinator

Barbara Matthison


Man Cave Co-ordinator

To be advised


Client Property Maintenance

Adrian Nation

Iain Godsman


Volunteer Drivers

Barbara Matthison

Val Quick

Greg Robinson

Irene Birt

Deborah Taylor