Golden Plains Animal Hospital

PH: 5281 2226

12 Milton Street, Bannockburn

After Hours : 5281 2226

Meet Our Team


Dr Molly Cooper


Molly grew up near Anakie on a small hobby farm and attended Kardinia International College in


She studied a Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Bachelor of Veterinary Biology double degree at

Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga.

Following graduation in mid 2017 Molly started working with us as a mixed practice vet,

with a keen interest in ruminant medicine and small animal surgery.

Since graduation Molly has completed further education in poultry (chicken) medicine and

small animal orthopaedic (bone) surgery.

Dr Bridie Brosnan


Dr Bridie began working with us in 2014 as a veterinary nurse when she began

studying a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at University of Melbourne which she

graduated with Honours at the end of 2017.

Dr Bridie has been working with us as one of our amazing vets since January 2018.

Her main interests are small animal medicine and equine general practice.

Dr Bride has a Dogue de Bordeaux called Homer, a cat called Shirley and multiple

Standardbreds that she helps her husband Emmett to train and race in her off time.

Dr Sally Adams


Dr Sally works part time at Golden Plains Animal Hospital as needed.

She is a wealth of knowlege.

Her passion is reptiles.



Dr Tom graduated from Melbourne University and completed his Doctorate of Veterinary
medicine in 2017.
Dr Tom grew up in Geelong and worked as a mixed practice vet locally in the area before
starting at Golden Plains Animal Hospital in 2019. 

Outside of work, Tom enjoys going to the gym and socialising with friends. Tom and his

partner Steph are both foodies and passionate home cooks. 

Everyone at the clinic knows that Dr Tom has a huge soft spot for Labradors, having grown up

with them his whole life. The crazier the better! 

Dr Tom has a main interest in small animal general surgery, however is a fantastic mixed

practice vet for both large and small animals.



Dr Abby Main


Dr Abby grew up in the Grampians and was drawn to living in the Geelong area due to the

versatile lifestyle our region offers! 

Dr Abby greatly impressed us while undertaking placement with us in her final year of university

, and we promptly offered her a job when she graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

from the University of Sydney in 2020. 

Dr Abby’s main interest lies with small animal internal medicine and wildlife medicine. 

The love of Dr Abby’s life is her beautiful Golden Retriever, Murphy! Who loves going for

long walks and to the beach! Outside of work Abby enjoys fitness training and catching up with

friends and family.

Emma Vassiliou

Veterinary Nurse

Emma began with us in early 2019 as a nursing student. Her positive attitude and eagerness to learn impressed

us and we were lucky to hire Emma after she graduated in late 2019.

She has a cocker spaniel called Asher, a whippet called Max and a ginger cat called Texas.

Emma’s favourite part of the day is seeing animals return home at the end of the day, happy and healthy

with their owners!

Tegan Berris

Veterinary Nurse

Tegan started nursing in 2015 and joined GPAH in 2019.
She has a pedigree German Shorthaired Pointer called Milky Joe, and a one-eyed rescued terrier

called Pirate. She also has two horses who she competes in local events.

Tegan loves all aspects of veterinary nursing and the fact that no two days in this job are the same!

She is the nail trimming queen and has a soft spot for all terriers!

Sam Roberts

Veterinary Nurse

Sam joined our team in 2020 after graduating his veterinary nursing course in 2019.

He has a huge soft spot for cats, and has two of his own called Bella and Lily.

Sam has a keen interest in microbiology and creates miniature terrariums as a hobby.

Sam finds the diverse nature of veterinary nursing the most interesting part of his job.

He also loves seeing the relationships we create between clients and their animals

Faye Mullens


Faye began work at Golden Plains Animal Hospital June 2020, as our full time receptionist.

Faye has had many years on the animal industry, from dog grooming, equine, pet retail and

trainee nurse.

Her main interests are horses, owning a part bred curly horse "Rocky" and her cat "Baz",

plus many birds and fish over the years.

She has loved becoming part of the team at Golden Plains Animal Hospital.

Charyn Steel

Financial Administrator

Charyn is our go to when something needs to be done.  She handles all the accounting side of the

business but can turn her hand to vet nursing.

Charyn started nursing (a long time ago) and then ventured out into business management work

for many years.

She has come to us with a lot of knowledge that is put to the test day in day out.

She has a partner and lives on 64 acres with her horse, 3 dogs and pet Lorikeet.

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