To speak with an AFS Intercultural Programs Australia Representative, call 1300 131 736 or 02 9215 0077.

You can find us at Level 4, 418a Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010
You can post mail to: PO Box 5, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2012

The AFS National Office business hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (Sydney time)

In case of an emergency involving an AFS participant (either in Australia or overseas) outside of our business hours, please call 0414 594 694 and speak with the AFS Duty Officer.

 

Sydney office

Our AFS Australia Office

Listed below are the current staff of the AFS Australia National Office which is located in Sydney.

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Fran Baxter

CEO and Partner Director

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 02 9215 0005

Marcela Lapertosa

Senior Manager – Education & Development

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1300 131 736

Sally Farquharson
Sally Farquharson

Finance Manager

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 02 9215 0033

Laure Maraval
Laure Maraval

Team Leader – Sending

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 02 9215 0002

Claudia Rojas
Claudia Rojas

Team Leader – Volunteers, Hosting & Orientation

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 02 9215 0077

Jessica Watkins
Jessica Wilkie

Team Leader – Support

Email: [email protected]afs.org
Phone: 02 9215 0062

Elisabeth Hansen

Hosting Coordinator 

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 02 9215 0004

Alexis Ong

Programs Assistant 

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 02 9215 0007

Our local volunteers

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New South Wales

Sydney
Felix Langthaller – [email protected]

Central Coast
Andrew Cosgrove –[email protected]

Blue Mountains
Ruth Lenffer – [email protected]

Broken Hill
Karen Kemp – [email protected]

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Victoria

Melbourne
Martin Piron – [email protected]

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Queensland

Brisbane
Lorella Masci – [email protected]

Mackay
Maura Woodman –[email protected]

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South Australia

Adelaide 
Bev Milton – [email protected]

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Western Australia

Perth
Helen Mein – [email protected]

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Tasmania

North & North-West Tasmania
Debbie Brumby – [email protected]

South Tasmania
Cristy Walker –  [email protected]

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Australian Capital Territory

Canberra
Vanessa Tuckfield – vaness[email protected]

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Northern Territory

Darwin
Juan Usandizaga –  [email protected]