Dr Matt Hollindale – Senior Veterinary Surgeon
Matt graduated from The University of Queensland in 2014 and before coming to Maroochydore Vet worked at a busy clinic on the Gold Coast. The Sunshine Coast has always been home though, and he is excited to be back here to live and work. He enjoys all aspects of general practice, but has a particular interest in surgery and ophthalmology.
Outside of work Matt enjoys fishing, kayaking and surfing. He also enjoys travelling, and of the many highlights along the way was participating in rhino protection and relocation in South Africa. At home Matt has two cats – Oliver and Cino, and hopes to add a Golden Retriever in the near future.
Dr Belinda Gotley – Senior Veterinary Surgeon
Belinda graduated from The University of Queensland in 2002. She initially worked for a large group of practices on the Gold Coast for 5 years before heading off to the UK. Here she spent 6 years in small animal practice gaining experience with many rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and hamsters as well as travelling extensively. In 2014 Belinda chose to settle back in Australia on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.
She enjoys all aspects of small animal practice Including guine apigs, rats, birds and wildlife with a special interest in ultrasonography, medicine and surgery. In her spare time she can be found swimming, paddle boarding, belly dancing, out searching for the finest flat white or learning the ukulele.
Zoe Marston – Practice Manager
Our Practice Manager Zoe is a fully qualified veterinary nurse that has worked with Maroochydore Vet for over four years. Zoe is passionate for all aspects of veterinary nursing and animal welfare and couldn’t be more happy than in the clinic with her patients and clients.
Zoe lives on the Sunshine Coast with her handsome Cattle Dog “Duke”. They love going to the beach for adventures together, although Duke sometimes struggles to keep up!
Nadia Lillecrapp – Veterinary Nurse
Nadia initially graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor degree in Microbiology and Immunology before her path led her to animal healthcare during a trip to India. She is currently completing her Cert IV with ACVN.
Nadia spent a year travelling around the world, working and volunteering in low resource settings which included rehabilitating orphaned howler monkeys in Costa Rica and veterinary nursing in the beautiful Caribbean with dogs, cats and wildlife. She is now settled down on the Sunshine Coast and loves working in general practice, with a particular interest in critical care and providing “TLC” to her patients. Nadia spends her free time training (and cleaning up after) her pet rats Nacho and Chilli and her partner Oscar.
Steph Hackney – Veterinary Nurse
Steph is a qualified Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse who has been working in the industry since 2015. She loves working in general practice and has a special interest in surgical nursing.
Growing up, she was always surrounded by animals. She had 3 goats, 2 dogs, a pet turtle and loads of wildlife around her. Steph says, the best thing about being a veterinary nurse is knowing that she has the ability to positively impact the lives of her clients and patients every single day.
When Steph isn’t at the clinic she loves to run with her Kelpie, Kiara along the beach. She also loves to spend time with her family, read, listen to music and take her stand up paddle board out on the water.