Inverell Veterinary Clinic

32 Sweaney Street, Inverell

After Hours : 0427 456 616

Meet Our Team

Our team at Inverell Veterinary Clinic are here to provide you with a friendly, safe and helpful experinece for you and your pets. We will treat your loved ones with great care and respect as we would our own. Our team is looking forward to helping you, so why not meet our friendly and helpful staff...



Greg Powell

Practice Owner (BVSc)

Greg graduated from University of Qld after spending 10 years working on cattle properties across the top end. Greg enjoys all things Veterinary related, especially large animal reproduction and production and small animal emergency.

Greg's accreditations include:


  • APAV accredited. 


  • Ovine Brucellosis Accreditation Scheme

      approved practitioner.


  • Ovine Johne's accredited.


  • Cattle Pregnancy Detection Approved.                       

         (Scanner & Manual)


  • Accredited Bull Examiner.
  • Accredited Bovine Semen Morphologist.


  • AJC & Australia Stud Book Approved. 


  • Completed an Advanced Course in Equine Dentistry.




Matthew Verri

Veterinarian (BVSc)

After growing up on the family beef cattle farm in the Tenterfield district and working on cattle and sheep properties over North West NSW, Matt graduated from the university of QLD in 2011. Matt has been working full time as a mixed practice vet in the New England region ever since. During this time Matt has developed a keen interest in large animal practice. Don't be fooled though, Matt is just happy to deal with any species.

Glen Borrowdale

Veterinarian (BVSc BVBio BAppSc DipAppSc)

Glen graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2012 and began working at Inverell Vet Clinic in August 2012. Glen initially moved to Inverell in 2005 and worked on an Angus Stud assisting with stud duties and embryo programs. He also married a local girl and has a young family. Glens veterinary interests include cattle and dog production and reproduction, including pregnancy testing and bull testing. He is also Ovine Brucellosis accreditted.

Thomas Barnwell

Veterinarian (BVSc)

Tom graduated from the University of QLD in 2020 and started work at Inverell Vet Clinic in December 2020. Tom was born in Zimbabwe but more recently hailed from Toowoomba where he completed his schooling. 


He has a keen interest in reproduction particularly cattle and equine lameness work. Outside of work, Tom enjoys playing Rugby for the Highlanders and fishing. 


Hannah Fotheringham

Veterinarian (BVSc)

Hannah graduated from James Cook university in 2017. She started her career in Warren at a mix practice for two and a half years and recently locumed in Tasmania. She joined our team In February 2021.

Hannah's main interest's include small animal/horse reproduction and ophthalmology. Outside of work you will find her playing tennis with friends or riding her horse. 

Charles Hann

Veterinarian (BVSc)

Charlie graduated from James Cook University in 2012 and started at Inverell Vet Clinic in January 2013. Charlie is from a cattle and cropping property in the Croppa Creek district.

He has an interest in Equine Dentistry, large animal medicine and emergency medicine.

Charlie has completed "The essentials of Equine Dentistry" in 2013. He is also cattle PregCHECK accreditted, Certified BullCHECK, Ovine Brucellosis Accredited Practitioner  and is a NSW Racing official.

Charlie runs a small herd of angus cattle with his parents and enjoys spending his free weekends helping out around the farm with his good mate "Norman" the kelpie.

Mandy Powell

Front Office Manager

Mandy (wife of Greg) runs the office side of things in the clinic including payroll, accounts and general administration duties.

Zoe O'Brien

Nurse Manager (BAgSc)

Zoe began working at Inverell Vet Clinic in 1996. She then completed her B. Agricultural Science Degree at Brisbane University of Qld and worked as a Practice Manager at a major Veterinary Clinic prior to moving back to Inverell in 2005.

Zoe is a senior nurse/manager in the clinic, managing inventory and other areas which help to maintain and organise the practice.

Zoes main interest in Veterinary Nursing is Emergency Medicine & Radiology.

Jess McCarthy

Assistant Nurse (BAgSc)

Jess started working at Inverell Vet Clinic in December 2014 as a Veterinary Assistant. She completed her Bachelor of Agricultural Science in 2014, majoring in general animal production.

Along with Jess's bubbly personality, she also has a love for the outdoors and animals both large and small.

Lysa Martin

Assistant Nurse

Lysa moved to Inverell in April 2014. Before her move to Inverell she had worked in an Animal Shelter and Boarding kennels.

She began work at Inverell Vet Clinic in early May 2014, where she continues to utilise her passion for looking after animals. Lysa has 3 dogs and 2 cats at home & enjoys spending time with her animals and family.

Lysa is enjoying working in a Vet Clinic, as she is learning many new skills every day, and is looking forward to her new adventures in Inverell.

Tayla Brown

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Tayla began working at Inverell Vet Clinic in 2015. She worked one day a week, whilst completing high school, to complete her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Tayla began full time work at the clinic in mid 2017.

Tayla enjoys assisting with large animal reproduction work and small animal emergencies. She loves to spend her spare time outdoors with her dogs and family.

Maddi Connolly

Assistant Nurse

Maddi joined our team in late 2015 as a Nurse Assistant, predominantly with large animals.

Maddi has a particular interest in equines and canines, particularly orthopeadic and radiology work within the clinic. Maddi enjoys all animals large and small and looks forward to the opportunities and people she will meet as part of the team at Inverell Vet Clinic. In her spare time she enjoys competing at horse events. 

Raylee Adams

Assistant Nurse

Raylee started working at Inverell Vet Clinic in April 2020 as a Veterinary assistant. She soon became a full time member of the IVC family. 

Raylee enjoys all aspects of working in a vet clinic, in particular she loves working with large animals, especially horses. 

Outside of work Raylee regularly competes with her Australian Stock Horses and enjoys spending time with friends, family and her large range of four legged friends. 

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