Aimee has worked as a lawyer in private practice and government organisations both in Australia and internationally. For the past five years, she has focussed on assisting people with a disability and their families to plan for the future. She worked with Mamre to establish DLQ in February 2016. Prior to this, Aimee was a legal consultant for Pave the Way, helping families throughout Queensland to understand the legal aspects of safeguarding a good life for people with disability.
In addition to succession planning, Aimee has experience working in the areas of discrimination, administrative law, child protection and human rights. Aimee is committed to making our society more inclusive and, to this end, is coordinating the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland. She was a 2017 Australian of the Year state finalist for her work in promoting the human rights of vulnerable people.
Aimee is also a board member of the recently established Gallery of Children’s Art and is a member and previous board member of Queensland Advocacy Incorporated.
Aimee loves working at DLQ to help people with a disability achieve their goals and build a positive future.
Tracy holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability Studies), Graduate Diploma in Practical Legal Training, and Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
She has more than 20 years’ experience working in disability, community and consultancy services in both management and coordinator positions. She was the CEO of Equity Works, a not-for-profit disability organisation, for five years. She has also held governance positions as company secretary and board member.
Tracy enjoys working at DLQ and has a commitment to understanding the rights and value of people with disability.
Marie has a passion to serve people and provide the best quality of service a law firm could offer. She holds a Diploma of Accounting and a Bachelor of Human Services and has worked in administration for the past seven years. She has worked in a family law firm as a receptionist and also has experience in paralegal work.
She is passionate about providing a valuable service for people with disability and their families.
Bernadette has worked in communication, journalism, public relations and marketing for the past 20 years. Much of that time has been spent working in the not-for-profit sector, at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, UnitingCare Health and Cancer Council Queensland. She was also a print journalist at Quest Newspapers for several years.
She is excited about the opportunity to work for an organisation that supports people with disability and families who have children with disability to plan for the future and live happy, fulfilled lives.