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Introducing Bruce – Groundsman If you ever wondered how we keep Great Aussie Holiday Park looking so good, then wonder no longer. Introducing Bruce – our Groundsman. To help you get to know Bruce, he has answered a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in Brocklesby, which is pretty local (it’s only about 50km’s from Bowna, as the crow flies). I have had a few jobs over the years, including car detailing (21 years), manager, real estate sub-contractor, gardener and now groundsman. What do you love most about the Albury/Wodonga region? I love the size and the lifestyle about our region. Everything is at your doorstep – every season. Why did you choose to work ...

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Justin Diffey

Introducing Justin – another from team all-rounder Justin is another team member who fits into the all-rounder category, which means he gets to do work in the kitchen, on reception and with our guests when they are participating in activities too. To help you get to know Justin, he has answered a few questions that we have asked our other team members too. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in a number of places: Henty, Kunanurra, Lavington, Table Top and at Great Aussie Holiday Park (Bowna). In case you didn’t guess by that, Mel and Russell (who own Great Aussie Holiday Park) are my parents. Because I’m only 16, I’ve officially been working at Great Aussie for one ...

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Introducing Anna

Introducing Anna the All Rounder Anner is our All Rounder, which means she gets to do lots of things and meet lots of our guests. To help you get to know Anna, she has answered a few questions that we have asked our other team members too. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up on an irrigation property at Gogeldrie (near Leeton NSW) and came to Albury in 2012 to attend boarding school. My whole family moved in 2016 when we bought the grazing property right next door to the park – Mel and Russell are my neighbours! We love the hills, being so close to the lake and the little community in Wymah Valley is the best. I’ve worked ...

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Have you met Rex Dundee Rex is our Assistant Manager , however he is often confused with Crocodile Dundee (the photo’s might give you an indication why). To help you get to know Rex, he has answered a few questions that we have asked our other team members too. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in Foster (Gippsland) and then lived in Pakenham for 30 years. I’ve had a varied live having been a truck driver, a slaughterman, a farmer and worked in a timber yard. I’ve owned a building company and a milk van. And I have even been a coconut cutter on an island! I ended up in Albury Wodonga because I was looking for ...

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Meet Mel Diffey

Meet Mel If you haven’t met me yet, I am the Mel of Mel and Russell – owners of Great Aussie Holiday Park. I’m pictured here with my daughter, Jas, in the park laundry in 2016; as always, having fun at work. To help you get to know me, I answered a few questions that we have asked our other team members too. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I  grew up on the Gold Coast. My first job was at Brothers Neilson and then I became a Legal Secretary. I’ve also been a Real Estate Agent, and a Farm Office Administrator. I ended up in Bowna because I met a good-looking farmer at Henty (Russell) and the rest, as they ...

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Introducing Sarah

Introducing Sarah We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, one of your Great Aussie Holiday Park Housekeepers, Sarah. To help you get to know Sarah, we asked her a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I  grew up in Albury and has worked in hospitality on and off for about 20 years. That includes working at Byron Bay Club Med Restaurant to being a factory hand at BTR in Albury and on reception at Nifty Engineering, Holbrook. My husband and I also have our own business, which I keep the books for. I moved back to the Albury Wodonga area because I met a handsome man, who is now my husband! What do ...

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Housekeeping Manager - Zoe

Introducing Zoe We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, your Great Aussie Holiday Park Housekeeping Manager, Zoe. To help you get to know Zoe, we asked her a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I  grew up in Whyalla, South Australia, so I’m a fair way from home now. I’m willing to give anything ago. I have done factory works, cleaning schools, been a shop assistant and worked at a post office. I’ve also been a bookkeeper for 18 years for our own business, have raised three children, and have jumped on the machines when needed. I moved to the Albury Wodonga area to for family and job opportunities and have now worked ...

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Introducing Krystal! We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, another of your Great Aussie Holiday Park Receptionists, Krystal. To help you get to know Krystal, we asked her a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I really appreciate quick-witted sarcasm! I  grew up in Central Queensland and moved to the Albury Wodonga area to enjoy the four different seasons – Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring. I’ve worked for seven years in hospitality and wouldn’t change a thing. What do you love most about the Albury/Wodonga region? Albury Wodonga is so central to everything! There is the beautiful Lake Hume, Mount Hotham for the snow, and we are central to Melbourne, Canberra ...

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Introducing Mark

Introducing Mark! We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, your Great Aussie Holiday Park Jack-of-all-trades, Mark. To help you get to know Mark, we asked him a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I am grew up in Cobram and started moved to the Albury Wodonga area for a change of lifestyle and employment opportunities. I’ve worked for six years in the tourism industry now and just love it. What do you love most about the Albury/Wodonga region? Albury Wodonga is close to everything! It’s only four hours to everywhere and there is a great choice of shopping and services. Why did you choose to work in hospitality? I’m not sure ...

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Anna (aka Beyonce)

Introducing Beyonce! We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, your Great Aussie Holiday Park Receptionist and all around rockstar, Anna (aka Beyonce). To help you get to know Anna, we asked her a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I am born and bred in Bowna and started working here when I was 15. I’m currently studying at uni and also work in the disability support sector for the Victorian Government. I love it here, particularly the lake and the local community. And, I’m a chatterbox, which means I’ll talk to anyone about anything! What do you love most about the Albury/Wodonga region? I love how close Albury/Wodonga is close to ...

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