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Able Australia announces Lynette McKeown as new Chief Executive Officer

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Disability service provider Able Australia is pleased to announce that Lynette McKeown has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. McKeown brings more than 20 years of experience across the health and disability sector to her new role – including a strong focus on operations, quality and governance. She has held senior roles at both Monash Health and National Health Service (UK).

McKeown says she is excited to take on the challenging role of CEO at Able Australia and intends to use her background in healthcare operations to continue to drive excellence in disability support both at Able Australia and in influencing the sector more broadly.

“It is an honour to be named the new CEO of Able Australia. My intention in this role is to deliver better days, every day, for our clients, families, and workforce,” McKeown says.

“In my role as CEO, I want to ensure that we’re striving for new and innovative ways of ensuring that our clients’ quality of life is always being improved, founded on the goals that they articulate for themselves,” McKeown says.

McKeown has previously held a number of executive positions within Able Australia, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. With this integral knowledge of Able Australia’s objectives and internal systems, McKeown is stepping into her new role as CEO more prepared than ever.

About Able Australia

Able Australia is a diverse not-for-profit organisation offering a broad range of high-quality services to help those with a disability live the life they choose.

Established over 50 years ago the organisation haas grown from providing support to the deafblind community into an innovative and diverse organisation with a varied service offering.

Able Australia is now a leading t provider of disability services for adults and community supports for seniors. Able’s vision is to enable people with disability to live the life they choose.

The organisation has proudly supported clients to reach their full potential for over 50 years and provides services in Melbourne, Tasmania, ACT and South East Queensland.


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