Our Management 2017-05-05T10:54:57+00:00

Our Management Team

Tina Holtom
Tina HoltomActing Chief Executive Officer
Tina is the Acting Chief Executive Officer and has worked in various senior positions within the Education and Child Development sectors for more than 20 years.

Prior to working for Child Australia, Tina owned and operated her own Early Learning Services and consulted widely on best practice models throughout the Education and Care sector, Schools, and various agencies.

Her career background has also included senior business management roles, teaching, and lecturing positions. Tina has tertiary qualifications in Business Management, Education, and is in the final stages of completing her Masters in Mental Health Science (Child Psychology).
Tina is a ferocious advocate for the education and well-being of children of all ages, and strives to nurture and support the parent-child relationship. Tina has a strong desire to help keep childhood fun, carefree and full of wonder for as long as possible.

Sara Hinchley
Sara HinchleyExecutive Manager, Service Delivery and Programs
Sara has worked with Child Australia since 2006 and her executive role oversees the Service Delivery and Programs activities throughout Western Australia. She has extensive experience in the Early Childhood Sector as a Qualified Educator, Director, and National Childcare Accreditation Council Validator.

Sara has international experience developing and managing play schemes and sponsored children’s services in the United Kingdom. Her professional interests lie in quality care provision and pedagogical leadership. Sara holds a Diploma in Children’s Services, Cert IV (TAA) and post graduate Qualifications in Business Leadership.

Randall Cook
Randall CookGeneral Manager, Northern Territory
Randall joined Child Australia in September 2013 as the General Manager, Northern Territory with responsibility for our Inclusion and Professional Support Program across NT, and all programs and services. Randall is originally from Victoria and moved to NT in 1985. He has lived and worked in both urban communities and very remote aboriginal communities across the NT.

Randall has worked in the education sector for many years, primarily in the Northern Territory, as a teacher and School Principal and more recently as a Director in the Education Department with a focus on Indigenous Education.

Randall holds a Diploma in Education (Primary), Bachelor of Education (Teaching) and Graduate Diploma in Executive Management.