FRONT DESK PERSONNEL
MARA LYON - on maternity leave
Mara has recently moved the inner-west of Melbourne from Dunedin, New Zealand where she had lived for over five years. She originates from Poland and loves travelling. Mara hopes to explore Australia’s wild and beautiful places and get to know our diverse culture including food from various backgrounds. As a dog-lover she is a proud owner of Nellie, an Australian kelpie. If you enjoy walks as much as they do, you may come across Mara and Nellie in our local parks and gardens.
Mara’s background is in advanced materials and nanoscience. She completed her BSc and MSc majoring in chemistry in Poland and continued her studies and work in the area of nanomaterials in New Zealand. While helping you at the reception desk she enjoys chatting about science, places to visit and delicious food worth trying
Born and raised in the heart of Melbourne, Katarina has lived in Spotswood for 28 years and is proud to have seen all the changes and what’s to come of Spotswood.
Katarina is a qualified Myotherapist and Remedial Massage Therapist, with over 7 years’ experience. Her love for helping people through massage started at the age of 17. Since then, she has worked in many different fields such as in a clinic, a day spa and on a sporting field.
Katarina’s hobbies include of travelling and sports. To date she has been to over 15 countries and looks forward to more travel in the future.
Growing up in a bilingual household, with a Serbian background she looks forward to going back to Serbia again one day.