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What are Leaders?

MAD Leaders are those in charge of each program. Their main roles are running sessions and making sure each program runs smoothly. Each Young Leader has previously attended Programs, dealt with their issues and decided to help other young people struggling to deal with their issues.


Hey! My name's Kaitlyn.

I'm 25 and I have very recently moved to Bundaberg from Rockhampton. My favourite movie right now would have to be The Fundamentals of Caring. At the moment I love anything by Five Finger Death Punch - trust me its nowhere near as bad as it sounds... A quote I live by is "I see now that the circumstances of one's birth are irrelevant; it is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are" - MewTwo.

My favourite things to do are swim, randomly send my friends poop emojis and relax by the beach.


Hey! I'm Ellen.

I'm from Gladstone QLD,I work full time as a Disability Coordinator for an NDIS & Aged Care Service Provider in the Gladstone Region. My specialty is working with Youth, High complex  and Mental Health Clients. I have been apart of MAD since 2012,without my MAD Team I would not be the person I am today. 

My favourite Quote -"You never know you're strength until you've faced you're struggles"

My favourite Hobbies - Being with friends, Walking my dogs, being on the water, playing mixed netball and Rugby League.


Hi my name is Jocelyn Duncan and I'm from Rockhampton. My favourite movie is Pocahontas, my favourite song is write on me by 5th harmony and my hobbies and interest include softball football and AFL . Plus, I LOVE to read books.


My name is Bradley Thompson, but you can call me brad, I'm 23 and I live in Bundaberg. My favourite movie would have to be anything marvel or Harry Potter. My favourite quote is a journey of a thousand miles, begins with a single step. I like to watch movies, play some PlayStation, go to the beach, eat, sleep repeat.


Hi, I am Annemarie and I come from Bundaberg. I am 22 years old, and still aging. One of my major hobbies would be breeding fish. My favourite movie would have to be finding Nemo because come on "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming" so catchy. I have been apart of MAD since my first program in August 2012 the first MAD program to take place, I then becoming a leader in 2014.


Hi , I am Meleaka and I come from Childers. I have many hobbies like painting , singing dancing and creating characters. My favorite movie would be Percy Jackson the lightning thief because I love Greek gods like Poseidon. I have been apart of MAD since my first camp in August 2015, in 2017 I began to train to become a leader. I graduated as a leader march 2018.


My name is Ella, I'm from Gladstone, my favourite movie is conjuring 2, my favourite song is the game by Ryda, my favourite quote is "1. The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for". And my hobbies and Interests are surfing, Skateboarding and motorbike riding.


Hi, my name is Jayden and I come from Childers. My favourite past time is usually reading, drawing or listening to music. My favourite movie is 8 mile and my favourite quote is "you are you and that is true but no one else is youer than you". My first camp was in 2016 but I later became a trainee leader in 2017.

Trainee Leaders!

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