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Meet Our Staff

Skilled professionals and genuine animals lovers dedicated to the care of your animals

We think our veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and support staff are the best in the industry. All attend regular conferences and professional development seminars to ensure their skills are up-to-date, so you have peace of mind knowing your pet or animal will receive the best care at all times. Our staff members are also a great source of information and are happy to offer advice if you have any concerns about your pet or animal.

Veterinarians

Vet Cross vet Tim Hill

Dr Tim Hill     BVSc MACVS

Practice Principal

Tim graduated from University of Queensland in 1993 and, because of his interest in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, gained Membership of Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Surgery in 2006.

Tim completed the PennHip certification in 2009 enabling accurate assessment and evaluation of hip screening, he also has a diploma in animal ophthalmology. Tim travelled throughout Australia and the United Kingdom and gained extensive experience in mixed and dairy practices.

Vet Cross vet Andrew Marland

Dr Andrew Marland     BVSc (hons)

Practice Principal

Growing up on a local cattle property Andrew developed a love of animals and desire to become a veterinarian at an early age. After graduating in 2000 he entered mixed animal practice in western Queensland before working in the United Kingdom for 2 years.

Andrew is an Australian Cattle Vets accredited Bull tester and National Pregnancy Testing accredited examiner. Although spending much of his time working with cattle and horses Andrew enjoys all challenges of mixed animal practice.

Vet Cross vet Susan Carroll

Dr Susan Carroll     BVSc (hons)

Senior Veterinary Associate

Susan joined Vet Cross in Bundaberg in 2004. After graduating in 1998 Susan started her veterinary career in a country practice in regional Queensland later travelling overseas. After the birth of her 2 children she has continued studies and has now completed a course with the Centre for Veterinary Education in animal ultrasonography.

Vet Cross vet Kate Schroeder

Dr Kate Schroeder     BVSc (hons)

Veterinarian

Kate grew up in Bundaberg and studied at the University of Queensland, Gatton. Kate loves all aspects of mixed practice, in particular equine medicine & surgery. She has a passion for horse training, which comes in handy with her more fractious equine patients.

She enjoys spending time with her gorgeous Labrador, Walter, her many horses and accidentally-adopted cat, Gizmo

Vet Cross vet Bailey Grimes

Dr Bailey Grimes     BVSc (hons)

Veterinarian

Bailey came to us in 2018 from a cattle property in Meandarra, west of Toowoomba. She graduated from the University of Queensland. She enjoys mixed practice and working with her team. Her special interests involve cattle work and dabbling in some small animal surgery.

Her right hand girl is Nellie, the scruffy Jack Russell, who is always up for a play and is convinced that she is a working dog.

Vet Cross vet Renee Buikstra

Dr Renee Buikstra     BVSc (hons)

Veterinarian

Renee is from Murwillumbah, New South Wales. She joined us in 2018, having graduated from University of Queensland.

She is particularly interested in small animal reproduction, as well as being especially good at dealing with our avian and exotic patients.

Vet Cross vet Tom Richards

Dr Tom Richards     BVSc

Veterinarian

Tom is from Mackay and graduated from James Cook University in Townsville. He has a keen interest in surgery and reproduction in both small and large animals. Tom has moved here with his partner Sharni and their Kelpie X, River.

Vet Cross vet Meghan Schibrowski

Dr Meghan Schibrowski     BVSc PhD

Veterinarian

Dr Meghan graduated from the University of Queensland in 2005. Dr Meghan has been working as a vet on and off while also being a mother of 3. Meghan has a lovely little farm out at Childers which is home to horses, cattle, dogs and cats.

Vet Cross vet Jacqueline Greiner

Dr Jacqueline Greiner     BVSc

Veterinarian

Dr Jackki is born and bred in Bundaberg and studied at James Cook University in Townsville. Dr Jackki is happy to be home spending time with her family and her Schnauzer Phoebe. Dr Jackki has a keen interest in turtles and wildlife.

Vet Cross vet Alanah Evans

Dr Alanah Evans     BVSc

Veterinarian

Alanah joined the team in November 2020 from a clinic in Cooroy. Alanah studies at James Cook University, her special interests are mixed animal practice and equine reproduction and medicine.

Vet Cross vet Georgia Taylor

Dr Georgia Taylor     BVSc

Veterinarian

Dr Georgia studied at JCU in Townsville and moved to Bundaberg with her sister Kate and their cavoodle Spock.

Veterinary Nurses

Vet Cross nurse Anna Logan

Anna Logan     QVN (Cert IV)

Senior Nurse

Anna has been working as a veterinary nurse for the Vet Cross team since 2008 graduating as a qualified veterinary nurse in 2011. Anna is a key team member being actively involved in training junior nurses, 2013 saw Anna take time off to start a family. Anna has a dog called Moose who is a rescue dog.

Vet Cross nurse Amy Jensen

Amy Jensen     QVN (Cert IV)

Senior Nurse

Amy has been working at Vet Cross since July 2009 and qualified as a Cert IV veterinary nurse in January 2014. Amy is a talented nurse and is often found helping clients on the phone or at the front desk. Amy is an asset to the Vet Cross team. She has a Shih Tzu called Penny and a Labrador called Norman.

Vet Cross nurse Bec Nicholson

Bec Nicholson     QVN (Cert IV)

Senior Nurse

Bec joined the Vet Cross team in 2015. She is most happy nursing for our bovine patients, with cattle medicine and surgery being one of her passions. She also enjoys being able to provide physiotherapy for our small animal orthopaedic patients. Bec has been in the veterinary industry for 9 years, having started as a kennel hand when she was 14 years old. Bec successfully completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2016. Outside of work she is kept busy with her hobby farm and dogs as well as her 2 sons Charlie and Tommie.

Vet Cross nurse Sarah Manderson

Sarah Manderson     QVN (Cert IV)

Senior Nurse

Sarah is our resident 'Crazy Cat Lady'. She joined the Vet Cross team in 2016, having been a qualified vet nurse since 2012. Her special interests are anything feline, with a special ability to calm even our most anxious kitty patients. Radiology is another of her interests. Sarah has three extra mischievous cats, Leo, Felix and Cooper, in 2021 they got a new human brother named Christopher.

Vet Cross nurse Matise Beachley

Matise Beachley     BappSc (Wildlife Science)

Veterinary Nurse

Matise has a Bachelor of Applied Science with an extended major in Wildlife and a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, which she studied at UQ Gatton. This allowed her to gain knowledge and experience in the handling and care of various wild animals as well as domestic species. She loves dealing with wildlife, birds, exotic animals and large animals, but also enjoys assisting in surgeries.

Vet Cross nurse Ashleigh Hendersen

Ashleigh Hendersen    

Veterinary Nurse

Ash is one of our multi-skilled nurses, with a love for anything from horses to small animals. She enjoys the amazing variety of patients in our mixed practice clinics, and goes from anaesthetising a cat for surgery to wrangling a lame goat without skipping a beat.

She joined us in 2017 with a wealth of knowledge, having worked for Veterinary Specialist Services as an oncology nurse. Her dogs (Reeva and Ralph) and horses (Holly and Dolly) keep her busy outside of work.

Vet Cross nurse Courtney Milne

Courtney Milne     QVN (Cert IV)

Veterinary Nurse

2021 was a busy year for nurse Courtney, she finished her studies and became a qualified veterinary nurse (QVN) and gave birth to her and her partner Mat's first child Hailey. Baz the cattle dog and Jax the Border Collie are very excited about their new sister.

Vet Cross nurse Shayna Rasmussen

Shayna Rasmussen    

Veterinary Nurse

Shayna joined us in 2018, having worked at a vet clinic on the Sunshine Coast. She is normally based in Gin Gin where she keeps the clinic ship-shape and the vets on their toes. She loves that there is something new happening each day and that she is always learning. Her favourite parts of her day are having fun with her colleagues and getting the satisfaction from sending animals home feeling better than when they arrived.

Shayna grew up on a goat farm and has had lots of different animals, including several horses which she used for Show Jumping and Pony Club.

Vet Cross nurse Brooke Jackson

Brooke Jackson    

Veterinary Nurse

Brooke is currently studying her certificate 3 in veterinary nursing is looking forward to starting her cert 4. Brooke has 2 very energetic dogs named Maloo and Maggie.

Vet Cross nurse Katie Franks

Katie Franks     QVN (Cert IV)

Senior Nurse

Katie has recently finished extra studies in animal psychology which she has a keen interest in. You will find Katie mainly out at our Bargara Clinic, she is the proud fur parent of Hank the Staffy X.

Vet Cross nurse Sheridan Philips

Sheridan Philips    

Veterinary Nurse

Vet Cross nurse Brooke Land

Brooke Land    

Veterinary Nurse

Vet Cross nurse Sarah Boersch

Sarah Boersch     QVN (Cert IV)

Veterinary Nurse

Vet Cross nurse Rachel McGregor

Rachel McGregor    

Veterinary Nurse

Rachel is a Bundy girl and her family have cattle properties out at Mt Perry. Having grown up with large animals Rachel has a keen interest in them and is looking forward to starting her studies in 2022.

Support Staff

Vet Cross support Sarah Maclean

Sarah Maclean    

Practice Manager / Receptionist

Sarah has worked in veterinary clinics for 11 years, and enjoys the variety and interest that comes with working in a veterinary hospital. She loves that no two days are the same, and strives to ensure that Vet Cross continues to be the best that it can be. She has a Diploma of Leadership and Management, as well as a Certificate II in Animal Studies.

She has three pets at home - 2 Kelpies KC and Eazy, and a cat, Claw.

Vet Cross support Amanda Bickmore

Amanda Bickmore    

Marketing / Receptionist

Amanda started her Vet Cross journey in 2013 as a receptionist. However, she soon demonstrated her creative talents and is now primarily our marketing manager. She loves the ability to tell the stories of our furry and feathered friends, as well as being able to inform and educate clients, both old and new.

She has a Labrador named Molly.

Vet Cross support Jo Logan

Jo Logan    

Gin Gin Receptionist

Jo is the face of Vet Cross Gin Gin. She loves being able to greet our clients and is always up for a chat. She joined us in 2011 and she has become a massive part of the Gin Gin family. Jo is kept busy by her three big dogs Ruby, Zip and Zeus.

Vet Cross support Jackie Sergiacomi

Jackie Sergiacomi    

Receptionist

Jackie Joined the Vet Cross team in 2016. Jackie has over 24 years experience and says she couldn’t imagine her life without the excitement and satisfaction that comes from being in the veterinary industry. Jackie’s experience has ranged from a nurse right through to accounts and management. Jackie has been competing in endurance racing for the past 30 years and loves that the sport takes her to beautiful parts of Australia that otherwise she may have missed.

Vet Cross support Chloe Hancock

Chloe Hancock    

Receptionist

Chloe joined the Vet Cross team in 2018. Chloe and her now Husband Guy were married in May 2019, they moved here from Ballarat. Chloe has a Foxxy named Maggie and a ginger cat named Milo.

Vet Cross support Emma Leisemann

Emma Leisemann    

Receptionist