About Us

Being together makes life Better.

LiveBetter is an innovative community service organisation focused on the unique needs of regional Australians. LiveBetter provides a diverse range of community services across regional New South Wales and Queensland. Together our people and our systems help support our clients who live in rural and remote communities to live their best lives. For more information about LiveBetter's services please call 1800 580 580 or email info@livebetter.org.au

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Our purpose

we inspire possibility by giving people access to support in their chosen community

Our Values

LiveBetter's values guide the way we conduct ourselves. This includes how we interact with our clients, community and business partners and how we treat each other.

Integrity

We live out our values, are honest and ethical in all our dealings and are accountable for our actions.

Cooperation

We strive to identify and create value from partnerships and alliances with other organisations, agencies, businesses, communities and within our own organisation.

Empowerment

We believe that individuals and communities should be encouraged and supported to realise their full potential.

Respect

We value the individual. We recognise the rights and choices of our customers, employees and the community. We encourage teamwork and support diversity within the team.

Excellence

We strive for excellence and best practice in all that we do as individuals, teams and as an organisation.

Our History

1984 - LiveBetter (formerly CareWest) was established as the Orange Community Resource Centre (OCRO) by a group of socially active Orange residents during a climate of uncertainty about the future direction of community services in their local community. For the first 10 years the organisation served as a vehicle for community development activities, working with all levels of Government and other community groups to identify community needs and attract and arrange funding and other resources. OCRO then provided corporate and administrative support to the resultant programs and services which operated relatively independently.

Board & CEO

LiveBetter is led by an engaged skills-based Board comprising members from a cross-section of professions and combined plethora of experience, ensuring continued excellence in service provision across our wide geographic footprint.

Amy Cooper

Director

Natalie Forsyth-Stock

Managing Director & CEO

Executive Managers

Chris Rawlins

Executive General Manager, Strategy & Technology

Nerissa Marat

Executive General Manager, People & Culture

Adam Phillips

Executive General Manager, Quality, Governance & Risk

Andrew Sharkey

Executive General Manager, Finance & Commercial Performance

Accounts

All finance enquiries can be made Monday-Friday between 8.30am-5.00pm. Phone 02 6391 2400 or 1800 580 580.

Media

For all media related matters please contact the Marketing department. Phone 02 6391 2400 or email marketing@livebetter.org.au.