The Team

Nada Milosevic


Nada is the Rural LAP National Manager and brings 5 years’ experience as a senior recruitment consultant and over 15 years’ experience as a senior manager in a variety of business roles. Her skills and knowledge in providing exceptional customer service, staff management and strategic solutions complement Rural LAP objectives well. At Rural LAP, Nada oversees the strategic management of the program and supports the operations team to deliver locum placements and locum requests of health service organisations in rural and remote Australia.

Laura Jackson

Team Leader

Laura is the Rural LAP Team Leader, managing the team and supporting locum placements and requests for health service organisations in rural and remote Australia. She supports the Northern Territory (NT) and South Australia (SA), managing the administration and recruitment of Rural LAP locums to rural and remotes areas of NT and SA. Laura also is the quality coordinator and looks after the quality management system for Rural LAP. Laura graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Hotel and Resort Management from the Southern Cross University in Coffs Harbour. She brings considerable experience in business management with strong skills in day-to-day management, training and coordinating a team of up to 35 people and organising large functions.

Ieysha Sharpe

Travel Coordinator

Ieysha has been apart of the Rural LAP team since 2015 as the Travel and Logistics Coordinator. She brings an extensive background in travel management and recruitment consultancy. Ieysha’s previous role as Assistant Team Leader to one of Australia’s leading travel brands saw her facilitate and coordinate various travel itineraries for both international and domestic travel on a leisure and corporate scale. Ieysha is an avid traveller herself who spends her free time outside of work travelling the world, learning about and experiencing new cultures.  

Nima Lou

Recruitment Adviser

Nima is a Recruitment Adviser for Rural LAP recruiting and supporting GP proceduralist and specialist obstetricians and anaesthetists across rural and remote Australia in addition to nurses and allied health professionals in Tasmania and Victoria. He also manages the GP education assistance program offering financial assistance to urban GPs in return for undertaking a locum placement in a rural or remote area. Nima graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from a London University and brings 5 years of recruitment experience across different sectors such as retail, hospitality and health. 

Lizzie Kellet

Recruitment Adviser

Lizzie is a Recruitment Adviser for Rural LAP, managing New South Wales (NSW) and Western Australia (WA) client and locum enquiries, administration, recruitment and placement of locums. Lizzie brings six years’ experience as a Practice Manager for a Physiotherapy practice in the ACT, providing exceptional customer service and high-level support to clients. Lizzie has completed both Certificate 3 and Diploma in Business Administration for Medical. Outside managing NSW and WA clients and locums for Rural LAP, Lizzie enjoys spending time with her two young boys Connor and Jackson and enjoys keeping fit through competitive cheerleading.

Jamie Smith

Brand Manager

Jamie has managed the Rural LAP brand for over 6 years and is responsible for all media, advertising and marketing activities related to the program. She manages several brands for our program administrator, Aspen Medical including Aspen Corporate Health, Peak Healthcare Recruitment and Aspen Healthcare Training. Jamie brings several years experince in business, marketing and events management. Prior to joining Rural LAP, Jamie owned and operated a small business within a renowned hotel in Canberra. She was responsible for managing a team of employees, business development, marketing and graphic design solutions, accounting and finance, and client service management. Jamie has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Business Management and Marketing Management from the University of Canberra. She has taken a close interest in designing collateral for each of her brand portfolios and decided take her education further by enrolling into a Diploma of Graphic Design course.

Stella Wei

Finance Manager

Stella joined the team in 2016 and is responsible for financial and management reporting, budget and cash management, and overseeing financial operations. Stella brings considerable experience from her previous role within the Aspen Medical Group, working on various projects including the Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, group taxes and overseas subsidiaries management. Stella has a Masters in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of International Business Law. She is currently a full member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

Farah Al-Gailani

Finance Officer 

Farah joined the team in 2014 and is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, day-to-day accounting tasks as well as assisting with financial reporting. Farah brings experience from diverse roles and areas such as administration and retail. Farah holds an MBA from Strayer University in Virgina, United States and is currently studying toward her CPA qualification. Farah enjoys travelling, learning new skills, and doing some volunteer work in her free time.

Justine Pons

Recruitment Administrator 

Justine joined the Rural LAP team in 2015 as a Recruitment Administrator, managing the administration for new and current locums. Justine has progressed from this role to Credentialing Coordinator/Administrator: she is now responsible for credentialing our locums in addition to her administrative tasks. She completed a Bachelor of Films at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, France) in 2015. Justine has professional experience in both retail and administration from her hometown in France. She moved to Canberra on a Working Holiday Visa in September 2015 and is hoping to become a permanent resident. being new to the country, Justine brings a new facet to Rural LAP with her french flair.