Vet Nurses


Practice manager

Deb started her nursing career at Brassall Veterinary Surgery 13 years ago. Upon returning from maternity leave, she has worked within the Ipswich region and is highly skilled in all aspects of veterinary nursing and practice management.

Deb is a fully qualified veterinary nurse, holding her cert 4 in vet nursing. With her passion for anything equine, Deb gained her bachelor degree in equine studies and certificate in hoof care and provides a wonderful hoof trimming service to equines in the Ipswich and Lockyer Valley regions.

Always keeping up to date with the latest in gold standard of care, Deb goes above and beyond to make your clinic visit as stress free for your pets as possible and providing them with the best of nursing care.

When she's not busy caring for your fur babies she loves spending her time with her young family and riding her horse Indi, taking her standard poodle Hammer along for the ride.

Deb has always had a passion for patient care and looks forward to getting to know you and your pets. We know you will love her as much as we do!






Tara has worked part time here at Brassall Veterinary Surgery for over 10 years and is studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Tara has a passion for animal behaviour and is our qualified puppy school educator. These programs cover basic obedience, behaviour problems, nutrition and  pet care.

Along with being fur mum to 2 dogs, "Ryder" & "Lennox" a cat called "Oska" and an albino carpet Python called "Mayo", she is also a  wild life carer, wife and a mum to two gorgeous kids. 

Tara also is our photographer, and keeps our clinic smelling nice as she is also a Scentsy distributor.






Alice is one of our veterinary nurses with over 2 years of intensive clinic experience, ensuring best practice care for you and your furry family members. She has an avid interest in genetic disorders and nursing critical care and surgical patients. Alice graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Animal Science in 2014 and has a wealth of experience in animal husbandry and customer service.

In her spare time she loves picnics with her young family, nature hikes, reading and baking.

She is committed to ensuring that our clients, both two and four legged, have a good Brassall Vet experience.






Demi is the smiling face you will meet upon arriving at the clinic two days a week. Our wonderful receptionist has many years experience working in clinics and helping clients.

This year she and her husband welcomed their first two legged baby into the family, their gorgeous little baby boy Austin. Their young family is completed but their three other babies, of the four-legged kind.

Demi loves helping in any way she can and looks forward to welcoming you and your pets to the clinic!