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New CEO for Able Australia –

Scott Sheppard   


On behalf of the Able Australia Board of Directors, we are pleased to advise of the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Scott Sheppard.

Scott has more than 15 years’ experience in the disability sector and most recently was Chief Executive Officer at UnitingCare Community Options that supports around 4000 older people, people with disabilities, those with a mental illness, their families and carers.

He has worked in a number of roles in the disability sector in both rural and metropolitan areas and has been Chief Executive Officer of three community sector organisations.  He has extreme experience in the areas of accommodation (including joint venture housing projects), respite, recreation and family support, adult education, training and support employment. 

His unique blend of experience from running a successful family business and significant experience in disability and community health services, has made him a suitable candidate for the role of CEO to move Able Australia Services to the next phase of its success.



Scott is a member of the Disability Services Board, the NDS State Committee and the Victorian Government NDIS Implementation Taskforce.Scott will commence with the organisation on Thursday 14 March, 2013.