Welcome to Launch Team, your personalised launchpad to help you navigate your first year as a paediatric allied health practitioner.

Launch Team invites new graduate occupational therapists, speech therapists, and physiotherapists to join our exclusive program to support your early career development and guide you to reach for the stars!


Members of Launch Team 2022 will receive exclusive access to:

Monthly live Zoom team meetings

including professional development presentations and case study presentations. Professional development topics are tailored to meet the needs of all three allied health professions.

Access to a private Facebook group

in which you can liaise directly with the Launch Team, and other group members.

Exclusive access to our ‘Launch Pad’ portal

containing resources to support your new graduate journey.


Build your professional and peer network

An opportunity to build your professional and peer network through regular interactions with program attendees.

The total cost of the 12-month subscription to the program is $496+GST.

Your Launch Pilots

Margo O’Callaghan

Speech Pathologist

Margo has over 20 years working as a speech pathologist.  She is always challenging herself, likes to know how things ‘work’ and enjoys learning.  Margo reports that “I’ve learnt as much from my clients as they might have from me. Seeing people strive so hard to be their best is humbling, and being able to contribute to their growth, a privilege. I love problem-solving and coming up with novel ideas to help each individual”.  Margo is known across the peninsula for her informative education sessions.

Krista Lenders

Occupational therapist

Krista works with children across acute and private practice settings. She is a fun, warm, and nurturing therapist who loves to work with families as part of their ‘team’. She loves nothing more than seeing the world through each child’s inquisitive eyes. Krista is passionate about supporting new Occupational therapist into the profession.  Krista lectures at Monash University part time.

Myffanwy Adkin


Myff is a qualified Physiotherapist and a practicing member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association. She has specialised in Paediatrics working in varying roles through Government departments, Department of Education, Special schools and private practice.  Myff has been working in private practice since 2002.  Myff is dedicated to the development of our future physiotherapist, each year she supports a number of students on their final placements

Want to know more?  Please sign up here.