What is End Loneliness inc.?

Committee Members

Membership of the Loneliness Project Sub-Committee increased and continued to evolve, with a new Committee being formed in 2020 and End Loneliness incorporation registration occurring in March 2021. Members of the End Loneliness Committee are made up of dedicated community and business stakeholders from a variety of age demographics.

Matthew Doyle - Chair

Matthew J Doyle is *The World Changer's Coach*™, on a mission to empower purpose-driven entrepreneurs and leaders to change the world. An entrepreneur since his teenage years, Matthew provider strategic business and leadership coaching to entrepreneurs and leaders in charities...

Matthew J Doyle is *The World Changer’s Coach*™, on a mission to empower purpose-driven entrepreneurs and leaders to change the world.

An entrepreneur since his teenage years, Matthew provider strategic business and leadership coaching to entrepreneurs and leaders in charities, not-for-profits, and social enterprises. In 2018, Matthew founded *Provider Academy™,* a business and leadership coaching consulting specialising in serving the needs of NDIS providers and in May of 2020, he founded *Type One Technologies*, a health-tech startup building *Diabetes Dashboard™*, an all-in-one personal diabetes management platform.

“I am honoured to be the Inaugural President of End Loneliness Inc. Loneliness is an epidemic gripping our society, and it has only accelerated since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Being part of a team aiming to end loneliness is something I am incredibly excited about.” – Matthew J Doyle

Susette Tuckett - Secretary

Susette has made a career in executive administration.  Having been on numerous group committees Susette brings a wealth of experience to the team. Being new to the region Susette appreciates the need to connect people with local organisation, clubs...

Susette has made a career in executive administration.  Having been on numerous group committees Susette brings a wealth of experience to the team. Being new to the region Susette appreciates the need to connect people with local organisations, clubs and groups and is enthusiastic to be involved with the End Loneliness Inc. Committee and this project.

Peter Shonhan - Treasurer

Peter Shonhan is a partner at Kennas Chartered Accountants, specialising in small and medium businesses across industrial, resource and rural sectors. As a board member of Access Recreation, an active supporter...

Peter Shonhan is a partner at Kennas Chartered Accountants, specialising in small and medium businesses across industrial, resource and rural sectors.

As a board member of Access Recreation, an active supporter of the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal and Review Committee member with CQ University, Peter saw the End Loneliness Incorporation as a much needed area of support within the community and is very passionate about joining this cause.

Along with quality family time and weekends at the beach, he is a dedicated motor racing enthusiast.

Ngari Bean - Committee member

Ngari is the Service Director, Central Queensland Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drugs Service. Ngari has extensive experience of over 40 years in the healthcare sector. Ngari has a passion for building collaborative partnerships to focus on improving systems and resources to make significant...

Ngari is the Service Director, Central Queensland Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drugs Service. Ngari has extensive experience of over 40 years in the healthcare sector. Ngari has a passion for building collaborative partnerships to focus on improving systems and resources to make significant changes for vulnerable people of Central Queensland.

Frank Edwards - Committee member

Frank is Industry Engagement Manager at Capricorn Enterprise. Frank has over 25 years of experience in a range of senior engineering and leadership roles spanning research and development, major projects, consulting, and academia. Within the community...

Frank is Industry Engagement Manager at Capricorn Enterprise. Frank has over 25 years of experience in a range of senior engineering and leadership roles spanning research and development, major projects, consulting, and academia. Within the community, Frank is member of CQUniversity’s Rockhampton Region Engagement Committee and the University of Queensland’s Rural Clinical School Community Advisory Committee.

Kim Harrington - Committee member

Kim Harrington has forged a career in tertiary education, working in both the vocational and higher education sectors. Commencing as a teacher, Kim went on to hold positions of Associate Director, Head of Faculty, Director of Studies, Head of Campus and Director of International with TAFE Queensland...

Kim Harrington has forged a career in tertiary education, working in both the vocational and higher education sectors. Commencing as a teacher, Kim went on to hold positions of Associate Director, Head of Faculty, Director of Studies, Head of Campus and Director of International with TAFE Queensland.

Kim has extensive educational and business development expertise which includes working in and with a variety of different countries, including China, Korea, Mongolia, USA, PNG, Solomon Islands, Singapore and Indonesia. Knowing education is a powerful tool, empowering people to make a difference to their own lives, the lives of their families and their community, motivates Kim to provide post school educational opportunities to individuals.

Kim was appointed to the inaugural position of CQUniversity Associate Vice-Chancellor, Rockhampton Region, in August 2014, after commencing with CQU in July 2012. It was from the position of AVC which enabled Kim to focus on and support the Loneliness Project.

Elize Hattin - Committee member

Elize is best known for her work as as a life, business and executive coach, as well as her contribution to the business community in the area of innovation and technology. Everything Elize is involved in centres around empowering people from all walks of life to attain success across life, career and...

Elize is best known for her work as as a life, business and executive coach, as well as her contribution to the business community in the area of innovation and technology. Everything Elize is involved in centres around empowering people from all walks of life to attain success across life, career and business. Elize believes deeply in the potential of people to lead fulfilling lives and achieving great outcomes, and is devoted to seeing this become a reality. It is for this reason that Elize joined the End Loneliness Project. Loneliness is one of the biggest challenges our communities face and has a huge impact on the quality of the human experience. By alleviating loneliness, we will witness people living with greater purpose, achievement and overall happiness.

Adrien Lang - Committee member

Adrien is a Rockhampton based technology specialist. He is well known both through his work with his own company, Ask Me Technology Consultants, which is entering its third decade, and his charitable and supportive work with many local organisations and sports, particularly...

Adrien is a Rockhampton based technology specialist. He is well known both through his work with his own company, Ask Me Technology Consultants, which is entering its third decade, and his charitable and supportive work with many local organisations and sports, particularly rowing and basketball. Adrien has a long-standing focus on civic engagement and from his earliest years living on remote properties he has understood the enrichment that comes from being an active member of the community, and the isolation that can too easily become part of life.  Through encouraging people to engage and find meaningful hobbies, pastimes and voluntary work, Adrien tries to nurture the same passion for others that has brought him both purpose and happiness throughout his life.

Justin Power - Committee member

Justin Power is a Projects and Business Improvement Partner with a local social services organisation. He has long-term experience working with community organisations and not for profits as a business consultant, as well as volunteering with community groups engaged in improving the wellbeing...

Justin Power is a Projects and Business Improvement Partner with a local social services organisation. He has long-term experience working with community organisations and not for profits as a business consultant, as well as volunteering with community groups engaged in improving the wellbeing and prosperity of their community. Justin’s support of the End Loneliness project is based on his concern that loneliness as a real and increasing problem that diminishes the wellbeing of people from all backgrounds and population groups, and thus inhibits the potential of our communities.

Robert Rooney - Committee member

Robert Rooney is the Property, Business & Succession Law Partner at Swanwick Murray Roche Lawyers. Having observed loneliness in a professional setting and in the research results of the Loneliness Project, Robert appreciates the immense healing power of connecting people and ending...

Robert Rooney is the Property, Business & Succession Law Partner at Swanwick Murray Roche Lawyers. Having observed loneliness in a professional setting and in the research results of the Loneliness Project, Robert appreciates the immense healing power of connecting people and ending loneliness. He believes that this project will be a valuable contribution to the fabric of our community.

Latest News & Events.

End Loneliness Submission to State Government


The End Loneliness Committee lodged a 12 page submission to the Queensland Parliament is inquiring into social isolation and loneliness in Queensland…. 

Launch – End Loneliness Inc. 23 September 2021


After 5 years of research and development into this important initiative the launch of End Loneliness Inc. has been scheduled for 23… 

Smile Zone – CQHHS


The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service approved the first ‘Smile Zone’ at the Rockhampton Hospital.

End Loneliness Incorporated


End Loneliness was officially incorporated on 16 March, 2021.