Our Dedicated Team

We have a team of 25 permanent staff and a number of casual staff. This dedicated group is committed to providing outstanding customer service, in accordance with the Client Service Charter, to all ACHC clients.

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Our Team

Our leadership team currently consists of four individuals, ably and professionally fulfilling their roles as Chief Executive Officer, Finance and Corporate Services Manager, Systems and Assets Manager, and People and Performance Manager. There are seven Housing Managers, who manage the tenancies and liaise with tenants and prospective tenants. There are also two Housing Officers and a Tenant Engagement Officer, a Receptionist and two Administration Officers.

Leadership Team

Liz Brown CEO

Liz joined Access Community Housing in February 2021 and has an extensive background in the management and leadership of services across the health, community, aged care and disability sectors. She holds undergraduate and post graduate qualifications in nursing, Post Graduate Diploma of Organisational Development and Training, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and recently completed the Executive Leader Program at the Said School of Business, Oxford University. Liz is committed to continually improving the delivery of quality person-centred services and making a positive difference in the community.

Nicole Dent Manager, People and Performance

Nicole joined the team in June 2020 and has twenty plus years’ experience in Human Resources, gaining both generalist and industry specific expertise with Hotels/Resorts (10 years), State Government, Financial Services, Indigenous NGO/Legal Service and more recently in Health. Nicole has a Diploma of HR to compliment her experience and skills, Member of Australian Human Resources Association; Cert IV in Business. Passionate and driven HR leader Nicole engages all levels of the business to align HR strategies to the company’s strategic plans.

Jim Reeve Systems Manager

Jim joined ACHC in March 2014. He has a background in facilities and services management and in property maintenance and contract compliance. Following many years in the IT and telecommunications industries, Jim also brings extensive technical knowledge and experience. Outside of his asset management duties with ACHC, Jim works as a volunteer fundraiser for a small not-for-profit organisation.

Aidan Lang Manager, Finance and Corporate Services

Aidan joined Access Community Housing in 2017 after relocating from Sydney, and has taken on the role of Manager, Finance and Corporate Services. Aidan has a Bachelor of Accounting and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).  He is a graduate and member of the Governance Institute of Australia, and is currently completing an MBA.

Brian Nesbit Building and Asset Manager

Brian is a “born and bred” Cairns local who has recently joined the team in 2022. He has been working in and around the Local Building Industry for over 15 years performing roles within the Building and Construction sector as well as leading teams within Local Government undertaking compliance and regulatory functions within Planning and Environment unit.  Brian has a Diploma of Local Government (Planning) and was a former member of the Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) where he worked with regional Councils all over QLD.  With a Passion for working collaboratively with all stakeholders, Brian maintains a focus on people, community, and the public safety for residents in Cairns and the far North.


Kylie Housing Officer

Jill Team Leader Tenancy Services

Litsa Housing & Safety Officer

Frances Housing Support Officer

Abbie Housing Officer

Jo Housing Officer

Colleen Accountant

Kylie Housing Officer

Alicia Housing Officer

Jennifer Housing Officer

Jasmine Finance & Administration Officer

Rory Grounds Maintenance

Annie Healthy Housing Coach

Anneleise Housing Administration Officer

Grace Finance & Administration Officer

Candice Receptionist

For more information regarding Access Community Housing Company, please contact us on admin@achc.org.au or phone (07) 4031 6702

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