- Values -
- Our team -
Tracy has a lifelong involvement in sport and thrives in ultra distance events. Tracy has a degree in Physiotherapy and a Diploma in Community Services. A qualified swim teacher, she enjoys passing on her experience in the pool to children with refugee background. Tracy’s motivation to create Pushing Barriers stems from her belief that every person has the potential to reach their personal best given opportunities and support.
Clare has a background in nursing and practice management. More recently she has turned her passion for exercise into working with children
and adults teaching learn to swim and personal training. Growing up in New Zealand, Clare was immersed in community sport and experienced
first-hand the power of sport in binding families and connecting communities. She sees Pushing Barriers help families new to Australia
experience the positive benefits sport offers.
Originally from South Africa, Jenifer immigrated to Australia with her family. She is a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Counselling. Jenifer follows her passion for raising awareness of psychological wellbeing through education and is currently working in mental health. She loves working with children, making community connections and firmly believes in the benefits of sport to enhance people’s lives.
Elizabeth has a background in Accounting and Finance. She really admires the work of Pushing Barriers in trying to positively influence the lives of children from refugee backgrounds who are new to the Australian community, helping increase their sense of belonging and wellbeing. She is honoured to hold the title of Treasurer and is strongly committed to good stewardship of the funds entrusted to Pushing Barriers by its donors.