Our Team

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MATT PRATER

Senior Pastor - New Hope Church Brisbane

Matt is married to Carol & has 3 children, Lydia, Joshua & Grace. Matt has previously served as a Youth Pastor at Coffs Baptist Church & Coffs C3 Church & has been Senior Pastor at New Hope Brisbane since 2006. Matt also hosts a weekly radio show called “Historymakers” which now plays on over 730 radio stations around Australia & has released 2 books featuring interviews from Historymakers & has also hosted 2 series of Historymakers TV, now available on DVD. He currently hosts weekends on Vision Radio across Australia. More than anything he is passionate about sharing his faith with Business people, Students, Churches, in the media, & with anyone who'll listen. Especially over a good coffee.

PETER WATSON

Treasurer - New Hope Care

Peter Watson is  one of the "young guns" of Australian business and formerly the Managing Director of Kingdom Property Group. He has grasped the enormous opportunities available to Australian business via the internet and new technologies and has some major successes to his credit. He has worked alongside and advised various companies in Brisbane.

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RACHAEL BROWN

Operations - New Hope Care

Rachael has over 14 year’s leadership experience in some of the biggest names in Face to Face charity fundraising and fashion retail, as well as over 10 years in supervisory roles in various client and customer based workforces. She has built a record of success through effective management and administration employed over a local, state and national level. Rachael is a compassionate and driven individual with a great care for people, and has actively impacted the local community through running support programs and fundraisers in her personal time, attending aid trips and helping local charities support orphanages and provide food and education programs.

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EDDIE BAGGERMAN

Director

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OSCAR MICARI

Community Outreach Pastor

Oscar is the founder of the King's Table soup kitchen. He has extensive experience working with organisations like Global Care and Feed The Hungry. 

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BOBBIE CAIN

Fundraising Coordinator

Bobbie was invited to share her testimony at the King's Table in April 2019 after she and her family moved up to Brisbane from New South Wales. Bobbie fell in love with the soup kitchen and New Hope Care and has been volunteering since. 

Bobbie has a background of addiction, abuse and loves helping others get set free from bondages like she has been. Bobbie has recently joined our team as a Fundraising Coordinator. 

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MELISSA BOWEN

Volunteer Coordinator

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JUDY ROMER

Volunteer Coordinator

Judy worked for many years cooking and serving in hospitality around Europe and now loves serving the homeless and less fortunate people of Brisbane.

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