Wayback Staff


Chief Executive Officer
Ray commenced at Wayback in 2008, coming from a background in policing, business management and more recently as a pastor. He holds a Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Ministry and a Diploma of Justice Administration. Ray’s principle responsibilities are to strategize the future directions of Wayback and oversee the daily operations. Ray continues to pastor at a local church, enjoys cycling and playing the saxophone in his spare time.

Counselling Section


Head of Counselling
Paulene holds a Bachelor of Counselling & Human Change from Jansen Newman Institute and has worked in the AOD sector for the past 12 years. Paulene enjoys spending her free time relaxing at the beach.


AOD Counsellor
Christine holds a Bachelor of Counselling, Diploma of Tourism and Hospitality Management and a Certificate in Business Management. She enjoys anything outdoors, particularly camping, bushwalking and surfing. In 2018 she travelled around Australia with her husband experiencing the beauty and vastness of the country.


AOD Counsellor
Rebekka holds a Bachelor of Counselling and Master of Art Therapy and is passionate about using art as a counselling tool. During her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities such as cycling or hiking.


AOD Counsellor
Anna holds a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and has expirence mentoring women exiting custody and reintegrating into the community. Anna enjoys spending her free time being outdoors, listening to music and travelling.

Administration Section


Head of Administration
Joanne is the administration manager at Wayback. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and a certificate in MYOB accounting. Joanne enjoys spending her free time cooking, bushwalking and floristry.


Theresa commenced at Wayback in 2010 and has learnt many functions of the organisation. She enjoys hanging out with friends, playing volleyball and has completed a number of mission trips to the Pacific Islands, America, Indonesia and New Zealand.


Client Co-ordinator
Debbie holds a Diploma in Youth Work, a Certificate in Business Administration and has worked as a family support worker at Barnardo’s for some 10yrs prior to joining Wayback. During her leisure hours she enjoys spending time with family, walking or dining out with friends.


Amanda holds the position of client co-ordinator and recently joined the Wayback team. Amanda has a Diploma in Community Services and AOD and has previous experience in the industry. Amanda enjoys spending time with her family on weekend outings and going to the beach.