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.
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!
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 BeestonVeterinary Nurse (Diploma of Veterinary Nursing)
Kerryn started with us in March 2008 and has a real passion for her job, especially for surgical nursing. She has a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing and has recently completed her Diploma of Veterinary Nursing. She is already planning what to study next.
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.
Nic AndrewsSenior Veterinary Nurse
Our Senior Veterinary Nurse Nic has been with us since we first started in 2007, so is an original team member. Nic’s knowledge, skills and true love for every aspect of her job are invaluable – we all rely on her for the smooth running of the surgery.
Nic has been in the vet industry since 2003, and while she has a particular interest in all things equine, she enjoys all the variety that comes with working in a mixed practice. She has three horses and two dogs, “Shumba” the Bull Mastiff/Great Dane cross and “Larni” the Mini Foxie. She also has a talking galah named “Wally”. Some of her other interests include camping, fishing, reading and listening to music.
Helen DawsonVeterinary 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 along with being one of our most valued nurses, is also one of our resident animal groomers.
She has lots of animals including 2 sheep, 2 birds, 2 dogs and a cat.
Kirsty WoodallVeterinary 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.
Jessica WakelinVeterinary Nurse (Cert IV)
Jess is the newest member of our team, having starting with us in June of 2020. We were very happy to have Jess join us. She has her Certificate IV in vet nursing and has worked in the industry for 7 years. She has a particular interest in the surgical side of vet nursing and assisting animals through the recovery process.
Our Practice Staff
Chrissy FlettSecretary (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 FoleyPractice 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.