A Warm Welcome to New Staff in 2019, the Year of Hospitality

Jane Sparks – Student Engagement and Pastoral Liaison Officer

With a career that spans counselling, social work, youth case management, and chaplaincy, Jane has considerable experience in and knowledge of wellbeing and mental health in children and adults. Her role will support the wider College community in close consultation with the Wellbeing and Learning Enhancement teams.


Louise Clohesy – School Nurse

Louise has been a Registered Nurse Division 1 for thirteen years. For the bulk of her career, she provided advanced nursing care to critically ill and injured patients at the Mildura Base Hospital’s Emergency Department. Alongside traditional School Nurse duties, Louise will research, develop, and implement new health and wellness programs for students.


Amanda Corponi – Head of Library Services

Amanda has come back home to Mildura to lead the Library Services team after working for the City of Port Adelaide Enfield where she created and delivered innovative digital programs for children and young adults. Amanda believes that the Library should be a place which welcomes curiosity and nurtures knowledge.


Melissa McNally – Senior Finance Officer

Melissa has extensive experience in both finance and management. She was the Administration Manager at Cleanaway Mildura for more than 10 years, coordinating the finance and contracting aspects of the business, as well as overseeing the day to day needs of a busy head office team.


Eliza Weaver – Administration Assistant

Eliza’s role supports all College staff, and by extension students and their families. With qualifications in Business Administration and Personal Training, she is the ideal candidate to be the College’s friendly face of welcome during the Year of Hospitality and beyond.


Adele Kennedy – TTC & VET Co-ordinator

For over 25 years, Adele has curated a varied career with roles in governance, client services, and compliance. Always seeking to improve her skillset, Adele completed a Bachelor of Business (Law and Business Management) from La Trobe University in 2012.