Tara Castle, CEO


Tara is well known as the face of Queensland Gives within the Not for Profit sector and is passionate about spreading our message of giving today, tomorrow and forever. As Queensland Gives’ CEO she drives the organisation forward by representing Queensland Gives to government, corporates and individuals building partnerships and connecting groups that she knows will do great work together. She is the strategic force behind the organisation with a firm eye on ensuring that Queensland Gives remains at the forefront of giving within our state for generations to come.

Rebecca Lawrence, Marketing and Events Manager


Rebecca focusses on events, marketing and storytelling. A large part of our mission is inspiring philanthropy across all sectors and corners of our state and Rebecca does this through managing events from our glamorous philanthropy awards to small local grant presentations and packed lectures at the Supreme Court. Rebecca is also the brand guardian and the lead in our new brand Queensland Gives. She produces all our corporate communications from the website through to our social media.

Seana Osbourne, Executive Officer


Seana is our resident expert on grants and distribution while keeping us organised and on track with the latest distribution and social impact data at hand. Seana is also responsible for keeping two boards and six regional committees’ running smoothly and adhering to best-practice governance protocols. Seana is the glue that keeps the team running. Contact Seana if you have any questions about our Queensland Gives grants or data, she would be delighted to chat about our impressive impact and reach across Queensland.

Amy Rymer, Philanthropy and Fundraising Specialist


Amy is our in-house philanthropy and fundraising specialist handling everything related to building our fund for greater impact in Queensland. She is the point of contact for those considering creating a new fund or leaving a bequest. Most recently Amy has worked tirelessly building Queensland Gives’ first CRM (customer relationship management) system, pulling together every donation, distribution, donor, event attendee and stakeholder in our 26 year history. If you would like to know more about setting up a sub-fund at Queensland Gives, whether you are a charity, an individual or a business, Amy can assist you.