Our People

Our professional team love the life-changing opportunities that our facilities provide

Brett Walker

General Manager

Brett has specialised in developing high performance people and teams, providing strategic advice and direction on growing a business, and value adding to commercial goals through better analysis and by developing better business metrics. With 6 years plus of people management (direct reports team sizes 18-50) he has also successfully developed and implemented a large NFP business from an outsourcing delivery model to in-house direct management (team size 55). Brett has been a senior commercial business consultant for over 5 years and a regional and interstate sales manager for 5 years with 15 years Pharmaceutical sales experience.

the wonderful team at Camp Breakaway

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Board Members

Jennifer Taaffe


Worked in the NSW Public Service for 35 years as a Teacher, Home School Liaison Officer, Assessment and Compliance Officer, Community Program Officer, Child Protection Caseworker, and Manager of Disaster Recovery. Jennifer cared for her late husband with Multiple Sclerosis for over 10 years.
Paul Warwick
Paul Parks


Paul became a member of Breakaway in 2016. Since then, he has attended several camps and events, as well as many meetings.
Gillian Cornford


I started my retirement by working at the Sydney Olympics where l discovered the joys and personal rewards of volunteering. I joined the Breakaway Auxiliary in 2001 and soon began working at the camps as a volunteer in the lodge and over the years l have become increasingly involved.
Michelle Price


CEO Director of Allcare Nursing Service, Toukley; Educator for ET Australia and universities; Breakaway Life Governor, volunteered at Breakaway since inception; Awarded OAM for commitment and dedication to nursing including for people with disabilities and by Rotary International for her contribution to humanity.