Leap in! is a registered charity and a NDIS-registered plan manager.
We’re working on a vision to bring the National Disability Strategy to life by making it easy to navigate the NDIS and implement personal goals and plans.
Leap in! offers a unique, digital-based platform that connects Australians with disabilities, providers and the community groups who support them, all in one delightfully simple place.
Our Leap in! Board
Robyn Batten, Executive Chair
For three decades Robyn has successfully led some of Australia’s most reputable health and aged care organisations. Most recently Robyn was the Executive Director of Australian Regional and Remote Community Services and of Blue Care, one of the largest aged care organisations in Australia with 10,000 staff and volunteers and a broad range of innovative aged care services tailored to meet individuals’ needs.
Robyn has been the CEO of health and community care organisations across four Australian States which have gained reputations for leading primary and community care innovations. Robyn has also been a member of many State and National government advisory bodies helping shape government policy and strategy.
In addition to her role as Executive Chair of Leap in! Robyn is a strategic advisor to Borderless Health Group and a non-Executive Director of Uniting Vic/Tas.
Maree Blake, Non-Executive Director
Maree joined the UnitingCare Queensland Board in 2013 as a Non-Executive Director. Since her appointment, she has chaired the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and is currently chair of the Financial Sustainability Committee as well as being a member of other board committees.
Maree is a past Chair and member of the Audit and Risk committees for Queensland Police Credit Union (now QBANK), Toowoomba Regional Council, Holy Cross Laundry Ltd and Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation and a past governance committee member for RSPCA Australia.
Preceding her directorship career, Maree held the position of Queensland Regional Commissioner for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, prior to which she was a partner of a national accounting firm.
Maree is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and of CPA Australia and she holds a Bachelor of Business degree and post graduate management qualifications.
Bronwyn Pike, Non-Executive Director
Following an early teaching career, Bronwyn joined the Victorian Uniting Church as Director of Justice and Social Responsibility. She managed the delivery of a broad range of health, social and educational services through more than 100 UnitingCare agencies.
Bronwyn was elected to the Victorian Parliament in 1999 and held the portfolios of Housing, Aged Care, Community Services, Health and Education.
Bronwyn is Chair of Western Health; Chair of Uniting in Vic/Tas; and Chair of UnitingCare Australia. Bronwyn is also Chair of the Board of the South Australian Urban Renewal Authority.
Bronwyn joined the Uniting NSW.ACT Board in July 2015 and is Chairperson of the Board’s Governance and Church Collaboration Committee.
Pamela Scicluna, Non-Executive Director
As Executive Director of Kianza, Pamela is committed to improving health outcomes through the adoption of technology.
Pamela has held senior leadership positions to deliver commercially sustainable health solutions including General Manager of eHealth Solutions at HealthConnex (a Telstra Health business) and leading projects and product development at Pen Computer Systems.
Pamela has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering with a special interest in user centred design and customer engagement.
Leap in! is a joint venture initiative between UnitingCare Queensland and Uniting NSW.ACT. Registered as a public benevolent institution, Leap in! is governed and operates independently of its parent investors.
UnitingCare Queensland and Uniting NSW/ACT are two of Australia’s leading providers of high quality person-centred supports in disability, health, family, community and aged care sectors in metro, regional and remote communities.
How we develop our apps
Developed using an agile approach, Leap in! has been co-designed with people with disabilities and their support crews. With each release, we’re developing new features and welcome feedback for our current and future releases.
Please connect with us and share your thoughts on our app or join us as at firstname.lastname@example.org.