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Our team are here to make a difference

Our Team

Youngcare’s team of 24 are passionate, positive, innovative, transparent and just a tad cheeky! Bringing a vast array of strengths, skills and experience, together we are making real headway in affecting positive change for young people with high care needs and their loved ones.

The Youngcare team in 2017

Pictured: Some of the Youngcare Team at the Official Opening of The Albany Creek Apartments, June 2017.

Youngcare Leadership Team

Anthony Ryan, Chief Executive Officer


Shane Jamieson, Youngcare Connect Manager


Tim Hellyer, Development Manager


Jenny Barends, Finance Manager

Our Board

They bring to the organisation a strong mix of skills and experience ranging from property and construction to finance, media and marketing. The Board is responsible for setting Youngcare’s strategy and ensuring that we are on track to meet our goals. They make sure that every dollar we receive is put to the best possible use in our mission to fight for freedom of choice for young people with high care needs and their loved ones.

The Board oversees corporate governance, ensuring that we act in a socially responsible way, manage risk and comply with all the relevant rules and regulations. Outside of the boardroom, members play an active role in supporting Youngcare by representing us at fundraising events and functions, meeting MPs and government officials and promoting the Youngcare cause.

The Youngcare Board

Pictured: (Top) Taine Moufarrige, Paul McLean, Peter Hudson, Anthony Ryan. (Bottom) Samantha Evans, Nic De Luca, Kylie Blucher. Absent: Tina Davey.

Paul McLean, Board Chairman – McLean Advisory


Anthony Ryan, Youngcare Chief Executive Officer


Clare Sultman, Board Director – Founder and Director of Dear Molly


Jamie Shine, Board Director – Shine Lawyers, National Special Counsel – Major Claim


John Tyquin, Board Director – GOA Billboards, Joint Managing Director


Matthew Kayrooz, Board Director – Suncorp, Head of Accident and Trauma Insurance


Nic De Luca, Board Director – De Luca Corporation, Managing Director


Peter Hudson, Board Director – Stradbroke Capital, Director


Tina Davey, Board Director – KPMG Australia, Director


Samantha Evans, Company Secretary – Horizon Housing, Group Company Secretary & Development Manager


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Our Ambassadors

We are fortunate to have a range of well-known faces amongst our supporters.

Sylvia Jeffreys
Sylvia Jeffreys

Youngcare National Ambassador, Journalist and Presenter on Channel Nine’s breakfast show Today

Karl Stefanovic

Youngcare Ambassador, Australian TV Presenter, Journalist and Co-host of Channel Nine’s breakfast show Today

Bernard Fanning

Youngcare Ambassador, Australian Musician and Singer-Songwriter

Amanda Jason
Amanda Jason

Youngcare Ambassador, Network Ten’s National Weather Presenter and Newsreader

Ben O'Donoghue
Ben O’Donoghue

Youngcare Ambassador, Celebrity Chef, TV Presenter and Author

Darren Palmer
Darren Palmer

Youngcare Ambassador, Designer, Writer, Speaker and Judge on Channel Nine’s The Block

Jaynie Seals
Jaynie Seal

Youngcare Ambassador, Australian TV Presenter and Weather Presenter on Sky News

Josh Minogue
Josh Minogue

Youngcare Ambassador, Sports Journalist and part time Ironman

Liz Ellis
Liz Ellis

Youngcare Ambassador, Broadcaster, Media Personality and one of the most respected names in Netball

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A huge thanks to our supporters 

Birdsville Roadhouse
Hopgood Ganim
Braggs Signs
KFC Youth Foundation
Savills
Women's Weekly
QIC
Audi Centre Springwood
FKG
Duco Events
Aurora Adventures
Clark Real Estate
Curwoods Lawyers
ANZ
One Harvest - love beats
Nova
Good2give
Cutting Edge
EY
Vertica Capital
Queensland Rail
Taylor Byrne
Vuly
CUB
Tattersalls Club
Merlo
Hand Heart Pocket
DAE
Neals
Spot Productinons
Care Tech
ALS
Shape
Shine Lawyers
Keystone
Birdsville Hotel
Eureka Landscaping
Motorola Solutions
Collins Food
CV Services
Morgans
Batercard
MMO Interiors
HSF
Carbone
Knight Frank
Audio Visual Elements
50-50 charity raffle
Queensland Government
Network First
Bruce Lynton
Artis Pura
Triffid
Flight Centre Foundation
Vantage Performance
LAS logo
MGD Private
Thrifty
Forte Catering
Brazilian Beauty - Albany Creek
De Luca Corp
Pilot
Tatts Group
Just Cause Bunch
Coates
MTAQ
Abi and Joseph
MS Queensland
Rivergum Homes
Bunnamagoo
Birdsville Social Club
Kabuki
Wolff Group
Media Merchants
Story Bride Hotel
GNK
Sage
Vincents
Servcorp
Style
Select AV
Channel Nine
Betta Home Living
Just Photography