Gallawah is an Independent NDIS Support Coordination provider based in the Goulburn Valley. We offer expert, unbiased support that works to achieve your unique goals through support plan managed, or self-managed plans.
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Meet Our Staff
We believe in a world where every person can live life with a disability, to the fullest. Our mission is to assist people living with permanent disabilities and empower change for them.
We do that, by understanding each individual’s unique plan and providing necessary unbiased, expert assistance to help navigate, learn, and understand more about NDIS. The only way we can do that, is through employing individuals who are qualified and experienced in their field of work, and will make our clients smile.
Founder & Director
Tina is one Gallawah’s two Director’s. Tina Founded Gallawah in November 2020 to fill the gap in the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, particularly those residing in the Goulburn Valley Region.
Tina is a successful Counsellor with over 25 years’ experience working in health services surrounding disabilities, aged care, mental health, addiction, behaviours, youth, play therapy, adverse trauma, prison assessments, and Counselling.
Tina has assisted many people in the Goulburn Valley region and aims to introduce more disability plan management services across Australia specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
In addition to an extensive professional career, Tina home schooled her four children and has one child with a disability. Tina understands the importance of support, and has many years practical experience learning how to support and care for the community and clients with respect and excellence in care.
- Diploma in Drug and Alcohol
- Certificate in Indigenous Counselling
- Diploma in Counselling Services
- Certificate in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health
- Certificate in Youth Work
- Masters of Social Work
- Aboriginal Quit Educator
- Clinical Drug and Alcohol Assessor
- Certificate in Business Management
- Certificate in Mental Health
- Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Working with Youth
- Certificate in Workplace Supervision
- Certificate in Training and Assessment
- Family Violence Risk Assessment and Risk Management
Founder & Director
Lena is one Gallawah’s two Director’s. Lena Founded Gallawah with Tina in November 2020 to fill the gap in the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, particularly those residing in the Goulburn Valley Region.
Lena is proud Aboriginal woman with 4 children, 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. With over 27 years of experience in working in aboriginal organisations predominately in the health and Aged Care service sectors, Lena is passionate about bringing about effective community outcomes by focusing on the cultural and physical well being of Aboriginal people.
“I pride myself on my commitment to the cultural sensitivities concerning our elders and continuing the dream of preserving their land and cultural heritage.” – Lena Morris
Lena brings a wealth of management experience with her after operating at all senior levels of organisations including acting as a CEO at Rumbalara and RivMed.
As well as being a Director of Gallawah, Lena currently has involvement with various community organisations including; Board Member Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative, First Nation Energy, Consultancy Knight Network, Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board, Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation – Elders Council, and State & Regional Chairperson ATSI Aged Care & Disabilities.
- Diploma in Business Management
- Aged Care & Disability
- Governance Training
- Medical Terminology
- IBA Business
- Mental Health and Dual Diagnose
- Management and Leaderships
We believe in a world where every person can live life with a disability, to the fullest. Our mission is to assist people living with permanent disabilities and empower change for them. We do that, by understanding each individual’s unique plan and providing necessary unbiased, expert assistance to help navigate, learn, and understand more about NDIS.
We believe in smart fund allocation, and therefore only employ Support Coordinators that are experts at assisting clients to find service providers and products that best meet the individuals unique needs and budget.
Speak to a Gallawah Coordinator
With the aim of helping as many people as possible, we always take your call and respond to emails promptly. Please contact us for more info.