MICHAEL WILLIAMS

Account Manager

Michael has worked with Aust Care Environmental Services since its establishment over 17 years ago.  During this time he has obtained extensive experience in a range of both managerial and operational roles including Environmental Operator, Team Leader, Business Development Manager, Operations Manager and his current role as Manager Natural Areas Northern Region.  This experience coupled with his tertiary qualifications have provided him with an excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of all aspects of environmental management.

His long term employment with Aust Care has placed him as a highly regarded and trusted key employee by both colleagues and clients alike, with a reputation for taking great pride in completing projects to the highest possible standard, whether they be small one off jobs or large multi-faceted projects. Coming from a practical background Michael is able to provide a grounded and realistic approach to projects, with the ability to communicate with all levels of both field and managerial staff.

MICHAEL DOUGHTY

Team Leader

Michael joined Aust Care as a Team leader in Natural Areas in 2008 and then took on the challenge to make Aust Care an industry leader in Safety and Environmental protection. He was instrumental in the development of the companies Integrated Management System and continues to ensure it is implemented, understood and used by all company employees.

Michaels key focus is to ensure Austcare delivers a high quality service and to train a team of Natural Areas operators and team leaders to become the best in the industry. Michael has many years experience developing and maintaining quality systems within the food processing and agricultural industries. Michael has studied Workplace Health and Safety law and is an award recipient from the National Safety Council of Australia as a result of the safety initiatives he has implemented within the workplace.

LISA HODGSON

Team Leader

A determined Project Manager with over 8 years Environmental experience in land rehabilitation projects. Lisa is a natural Team Leader with formal qualifications in Conservation and Land Management, the use and application of chemicals, fire and feral pest management and arboriculture.  Lisa has spent the past 5 years leading large teams in bushland, wetland, coastal and degraded landscape rehabilitation projects for public utility clients and mining sites. She also brings a wealth of experience in the management and prevention of bushfire.

Lisa’s friendly disposition, results oriented attitude and trusted communication skills helps ensure our projects are delivered safely and in strict accordance with our clients requirements.

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CAROLINE CRAWFORD

Team Leader
carolinec@austcare.net.au

Caroline comes to Aust Care Environmental Services with a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science and Cert III In Conservation and Land Management. Caroline has many years experience managing environmental compliance obligations for Local and State Government Organisations as well as privately owned landfill sites and waste management company’s. Caroline also has extensive experience in the propagation, growth and care of native trees, contaminated land management, stakeholder engagement methodologies, expert witness duties and on-ground ecological restoration processes.

Caroline is an excellent leader and communicator and is passionate about the restoration of Australia’s degraded landscapes.  Her enthusiasm, professionalism and managerial skills helps ensure the on – ground Aust Care team delivers its services with maximum quality and minimal risk to surrounding environmental values.