Our Team

Veterinary Caring Of A Cute Cat

Meet Our Team

The North Bundaberg Vet Surgery team is a closely bonded team of animal lovers who happen to be Veterinarians, Nurses and Support Staff. We love what we do and pride ourselves on providing you and your pet with best available care. Below are some of our team members.

Our Vets

Rohan Miller

B.V.Sc

Rohan Miller is our Senior Veterinarian and has been with the North Bundaberg Vet Surgery since we opened our doors in 2007.

Rohan graduated from the University of Queensland 1985 and has travelled extensively throughout both Australia and overseas doing locum work, gaining extensive experience.

He enjoys all aspects of veterinary work. He has lots of pets and rescued animals at home, including dogs “Red” and “Chloe”, a couple of cats, birds – even a talking parrot!

Natalie Taggart

B.V.Sc.

Natalie graduated from Melbourne University in 2006 and has been working in the Bundaberg region since 2008.  Natalie has special interests in avian medicine, heart health, abdominal and thoracic ultrasound and surgery.  Natalie loves getting patients back to their best.

Lachlan Meikle

B.V.Sc

Lachlan graduated from James Cook University in Townsville in 2016 and is passionate about practicing gold standard medicine. He enjoys taking time to build rapport with clients and fostering the human-animal bond.

His hobbies include gym, swimming, guitar, piano, camping, snorkelling and diving.

Our Veterinary Nurses

Kerryn Beeston

Head of Veterinary Nursing (Diploma of Veterinary Nursing and Certificate of Remedial Massage)

Kerryn started with us in March 2008 and is an absolutely indispensable part of the team. She has a real passion for her job, especially for surgical nursing. She initially completed a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing and then went on to achieve a Diploma of Veterinary Nursing. Further to that, she has also recently successfully completed a Certificate in Remedial Massage.

In her spare time Kerryn loves leisure riding and dressage. Her many pets include six horses, two German Shepherds, a rescue Kelpie Mix, goats, birds and cows. She lives at home with her husband and two children.

Helen Dawson

Veterinary Nurse (Cert. IV)

Helen, who joined the team in 2012, is extremely dedicated to her life’s work in the veterinary industry. She has completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and is one of our most valued and experienced vet nurses.

She has lots of animals including 2 sheep, 2 birds, 2 dogs and a cat.

Hayley Dinsey

Veterinary Technician (B.App.Sc)

We are very happy  Hayley decided to join our team in February 2022.  She is highly qualified in the veterinary services field, holding a Bachelor of Applied Science with an Extended Major in Veterinary Technology (2012).

Having a particular interest in radiology and surgery she is dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets.  She has an Alaskan malamute Hunter, 2 cats Shadow and Sapphire and 2 birds.  In her spare time she enjoys camping and playing soccer.

Amber Blanch

Veterinary Nurse Cert III

Amber has been with us since August of 2017 as a junior nurse helping out in the afternoons and Saturday mornings.

We are very happy that she has now started with us full time as a permanent vet nurse and is currently studying for her Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing.

She has many animals of her own from as small as fish to as large as horses.  In her free time you will often find her with an animal or few at her side.

Amber is passionate about helping animals and seeing the difference that can be made to their health and happiness.

Sam Greco

We were very fortunate to have Sam join our team in June 2021.   She has been working in the veterinary industry for 2 years and has a particular interest in surgical nursing.   She has many animals of her own including “Hugo” a beautiful labrador cross.  She enjoys meeting all of the wonderful pets that we get to see in here and looking after them while they are in our care.

Zoe Vaughan

Groomer

Zoe joined the team at the start of 2021 as our resident animal groomer. With seven years of grooming experience and working with animals, her passion for her work has only grown with time. Her skills range anywhere from breed specific grooms and comfort clips to creative grooming. Zoe is excited to be a part of the team and even more thrilled to meet your pets. In particular, Zoe loves working with her clients to create a trusting and comfortable grooming environment. She lives over north with 2 dogs of her own, “Lolli” the Cavalier and “Winnie” the Whippet, as well as 2 budgies, “Rick” and “Morty”

Kirsty Woodall

Veterinary Nurse (Cert IV)

We have been very fortunate to have Kirsty join our team. She has been working in the veterinary industry since 1999 and has a Certificate IV in vet nursing. She has 2 boys and a wide variety of pets including dogs, cats, chickens and horses. She loves team penning and regularly travels to competitions on the weekends.

Our Practice Staff

Chrissy Flett

Secretary (Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping)

Chrissy is also an original team member at our surgery, having started with us in 2007. She takes care of the administration side of the surgery. She also enjoys working at the front desk and being one of the friendly faces of our practice. Having worked in the veterinary industry since 2000, Chrissy’s experience is invaluable to both our staff and our customers.

She lives at Innes Park with her husband and two sons, along with her pets “Sandee” the Labradoodle and “Fairy”, a rescue cat. Her other main interests include gardening, camping, going to the beach and reading.

Luke Foley

Practice Manager

Luke joined our team in 2017 as our Practice Manager.  Born in North Queensland and raised in the Bundaberg area he is passionate about all kinds of animals and loves his job.  Luke and his family have two dogs – Summer the Retriever Cross and Bronx the Aussie Bulldog.