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Mackay - Whitsundays, QLD 4740, Australia
About me

Proud Wiradjuri Woman (Yates/Shaw apical ancestor) connected to Giya/Gia Traditional Owners and living on Japeira Country, Birri Gubba Nation (Language Group).

Recently nominated for Telstra business womens award 2020. Came 4th for Ausmumpreneur 2019 awards ‘Indigenous Business Excellence Awards’. Currently Principal / Sole Director at Butterfly Realty Group and Angel CEO @ Giya/Gia Kaiyu Official Women’s Business Aboriginal Corporation (under the guidance and wisdom of Aunty Patsy Brimble (née Brady, Emmerson/Solomon family clan groups)).

Butterfly Realty Group
Jul 2018 – Present1 yr 4 mos
Estate Agent & Property Management. Residential | Rural | Commercial | Holiday Let | Business Brokers
Pony Express Australasia Pty Ltd
Jan 2017 – Present2 yrs 10 mos
Experienced Director in project management with time spent planning, leading, directing, and managing projects. For example, real estate start up, Aboriginal corporation start up and not-for-profit projects. Pony Express Planning: Our services help your organisation create a blueprint that will guide the entire project from idea concept on to fruition, clarifying scope, grassroot resources, anticipated time-frame, communication strategy, social media and more.
Nov 2014 – Present5 yrs
Ph 0473 214 352
Diamonds, Pearls & Rural Girls Project: PO Box 1120 Proserpine QLD 4800 Wrap Programs | Workshops | Camp | Community Engagement | Events • Design and implement health, wellbeing and safety programs for young people • Collaborative event management, workshops and motivational speaker • First Nations relationship management & promote sustainable communities
Chief Executive Officer
Giya-Kiayu (Aboriginal Corporation)
Apr 2019 – 2019
Proserpine, Queensland Aboriginal Consultants & Officials Bona fide Giya / Gia Cultural Knowledge has been passed in a traditional way, through Brimble (nee Brady), Solomon / Emmerson, family knowledge network. Shared through our Giya/Gia Elders past, present and emerging for future generations. Our mission is to keep our authentic Culture alive for our families and communities future generations. Under instruction from Aunty Patricia Brimble. Through living as ‘culture-in-action’ our unique consultancy and official approach is hands on and enables the target audience a true chance to absorb the core Aboriginal values and belief systems of traditional Aboriginal culture via art, dancing, consultancy, engagement and women’s business talks.
Mackay – Whitsundays Residential | Development | Commercial | Business SALES & LEASING
Baileux Pty Ltd
Feb 2018 – Jul 20186 mos
Mackay, Australia
Juanita Wanda Halden Salesperson | Commercial / Residential
First National Whitsunday Coast
Apr 2017 – Feb 201811 mos
Cannonvale (Airlie Beach) Whitsundays QLD AUSTRALIA
Juanita began her real estate career in January 2003 and registered as a QLD Licensed Real Estate Agent in July 2010. Bringing a wealth of practical experience to the First National Whitsunday Coast team encompassing residential, rural, commercial, stock, station and business transactions in both QLD and NSW. Juanita’s experience as a home owner, tenant, lessor, home builder, developer, business owner, Director, project manager and sales agent has created a vast network of past, present and emerging clientele of friends, associates, repeat clients and referrals. Offering superior negotiation and professional marketing skills, Juanita achieves consistent results which see her outperform her competitors. Combined with sincerity, enthusiasm and honesty, Juanita continues to market a wide variety of properties ensuring her passion for the job reflects in her client service and dedication to exceeding client expectations. To experience being put first in selling or leasing your property asset, please give Juanita a call.
Publicity Officer
Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA)
Jan 2013 – Mar 20174 yrs 3 mos
Proserpine Branch 2016 and Tabulam (NSW) Branch 2014-2015
• Provide publicity reports to the QCWA Proserpine Branch and QCWA Pioneer Division Committee as required. • To be QCWA communications point of contact for all publicity and media related issues. • To develop and discuss potential publicity opportunities with QCWA Proserpine branch members. • Regularly promote QCWA Facebook page and Twitter account to keep CWA supporters and other stakeholders informed. • Prepare the submissions for QCWA newsletter and/or e-newsletter for members and supporters. • Provide the QCWA head office with any positive branch stories for wider distribution on the QCWA website and other media channels. RELATIONSHIPS: • The Publicity Officer reports to the President, Secretary and Branch Committee. • Liaises with QCWA Head Office, local, State & Federal Government, local community organisations and local media. • Will have a close relationship with prospective CWA members and supporters.
Business Development Manager – Whitsundays Nth Queensland Australia
HydroKIeen – Mackay Nth Queensland Ph 0473 214 352
Nov 2016 – Feb 20174 mos
Cairns, Townsville, The Burdekin, Bowen, Whitsundays, Mackay, Moranbah & Sarina
As the Business Development Manager for Ken & Jodie Parchert of HydroKleen Mackay and Clay Hawker of HydroKleen Mid Tropics my role was to grow the presence of the HydroKleen brand in Northern Australia. Representing both businesses in Chamber of Commerce meetings, commercial procurement and tender negotiations, attraction marketing, lead generation and networking at member events. Business Development contract completed 16 February 2017.
Volunteer – maintenance crew member
A-Team @ Woodford Folk Festival Qld Australia
Dec 2016 – Dec 20161 mo
Woodfordia Inc. QLD
– Answers to Cowboy + Coordinates with skilled trades people and/or assigned supervisor(s) for the purpose of completing projects, emergency call outs and work orders efficiently & with a happy festival vibe – Safely operate assigned vehicle, buggy, tools and equipment with a smile – Repair fixtures, fittings, building system components for the purpose of ensuring a safe Woodford Folk Festival. – Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns. – Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at festival site. – Installs system component parts, sanitation and festival equipment and facility components (e.g. lighting, doors and signage systems, fencing & retainers, etc) – Participates in meetings, workshops, O,H&S trainings, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. – Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information. 2016/17 Festival Highlights: Solo re-hang of a door; Snapping a shovel handle clean in half & Fractal Buggy moments

Community Engagement Officer | TAFE at Schools Liaison Officer
TAFE Queensland
Apr 2016 – Nov 20168 mos
Cannonvale, Queensland, Australia
• Be the face of TAFE in the Whitsundays (Airlie Beach, Bowen & Collinsville) • Liaise with High School teachers, staff, students and all tiers of Government • Attend industry networking events, chamber of commerce and forum meetings • Share Vocational Educational Training (VET), funding & eligibility information • Manage relationships with clients, industry, students, schools, job active providers, teachers • Produce reports, manage, track and forecast sales and training enquiries • Monitor and compile marketing strategies, market intelligence • Data entry, update spread sheets and maintain CRM records • Event and networking facilitation and hostess duties
Lead Generator (Business Development Team)
Fuji Xerox Business Centre Northern Rivers NSW Australia
Mar 2015 – Sep 20157 mos
Lismore NSW
• Grow the Fuji Xerox footprint in the Northern Rivers NSW • Manage CRM database • Appointment setting and follow up
NSW licensed Real Estate Salesperson (residential, rural, stock & station) QLD licensed Real Estat
PRDnationwide Kyogle, Mt Lindsay Realty, Down to Earth Realty, McEwan Real Estate
Jan 2003 – Feb 201411 yrs 2 mos
Nth NSW and SE QLD
• Provide excellent customer service, marketing & sales skills • Adhere to sales procedures, accurate listing knowledge and solicitor liaison. • Knowledge of legislative requirements • Weekly visits to clients, produce reports, manage and forecast sales results • Monitor and compile marketing strategies • Data entry, update spread sheets & maintain records • Compile and implement policy & procedures • Process statements, payments, debt collections and dispatch receipts • First point of contact client account advertising • Organise secure open for inspections, auctions and general inspections • Administration duties front, back office
Sales and Marketing Manager
Thermal Logic Australia
Jan 2009 – Nov 200911 mos
Sunshine Coast QLD
• Work closely with management and staff to achieve monthly sales targets • Supervise and support sales team (2 – 5 people) job / territory allocation • Efficient administration & customer oriented service • Interviewing, reference checking and conflict resolution • Facilitate staff training, chair meetings and dispatch minutes & agendas
Customer Service (Rep 1) – Full Time (Temp)
Westpac Banking Corp and ANZ
Jan 2001 – Jan 20032 yrs 1 mo
Central Coast NSW | Sunshine Coast QLD
• Provided quality customer service • Liaising with branch staff, customers, couriers and suppliers • Bank duties; data entry, cash handling, financial reporting, safe lock and key holder • Branch transfers for internal branch orders
Front Office Reception, Tour Desk Operator, Porter
French Quarter Resort
Jan 1997 – Jan 20014 yrs 1 mo
Hastings Street, Noosa Heads QLD
• Preparation of invoices / customer receipting / back order control • Producing & compiling weekly sales & reservation reports

Volunteer Experience
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Maltha Yuribaya Worrungu – Traditional Aboriginal Dance Group (Big Strong Women)
Jan 2017 – Present
Townsville’s Maltha Yuribaya Worrungu (MYW) Dance Group has agreed to provide their highly skilled, culturally responsive First Nation’s Womyn’s dance group performances at Blue Flame Dreaming event, presented by Green Beautiful Foundation – held from 3-5 February 2017 at Byron Community Centre, Byron Bay NSW Australia. “We are very honoured to be invited to a significant International Indigenous Cultural event and we look forward to meeting Lakota senior Aunties and other First Nation’s representatives from Bundjalung Nation and other Nation representatives from all around Australia and the world.” Said Louisa Lay MYW Dance Group. With a wide spectrum of artistic talent, ranging from International Guest Speakers, Musicians, Youth Dancing, Dance Workshops, Theatre, Indigenous Cuisine, Sacred Ceremony, Film, Basket Weaving, Story Telling and Exquisite Indigenous Art Display and Auction. Womyn of the Sun and Green Beautiful Foundation spokesperson Jingky: Kerrianne Cox expects attendees to be activated by the program. Adult $123.30 | Youth [14-18 Years] $28.30 | Child U14 $15.30 Tickets available
Whitsunday Social Ladies Group
21/10/2017 LADIES NIGHT OUT – MC + HOST Sean & Simon #MarriedAtFirstSight
Mar 2017 – Present
Hello LINKEDIN COMMUNITY & WHITSUNDAY LAD!ES!!! Thank you EVERYONE for an awesome night 21/10/17.

2018 – 2018
Activities and societies: “Thank you UNSW and AGSM members for this wonderful opportunity. My clients will soon reap the benefits that’s for sure! This University of NSW course will streamline my existing knowledge, build the capability to lead process improvement projects with the option to certify as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt…” Juanita
AGSM is the part of UNSW Business School in Sydney that offers global top-tier general management, executive and leadership development programs. AGSM’s rigorous MBA degrees and Short Courses are delivered across Australia and online. Our personally transforming MBA and MBA (Executive) programs are consistently ranked in the top 100 globally and our online MBA, the MBAX, is ranked 1st in Australia.
Complete Property Training Pty Ltd
2017 – 2017
Grade: Statement of Attainment
Property Agents & Motor Dealer Act 2000 (QLD) – Licensed Real Estate Person
Property Services (REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE OF QLD) 2013, Property, Stock & Business Act 2000 (NSW) – Property Services (2013)
2003 – 2014
Grade: Experienced home owner, tenant, lessor, home builder, residential & rural sales

Previous speaking experience

Acknowledgment to country
MC for red shield appeal
MC for ladies night out cancer fundraiser

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