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.

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.

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. 

Georgia Roach

Veterinarian (BVSc)

Georgia graduated from James Cook University in 2019 and started working in mixed practice in Quirindi before starting at Inverell Vet Clinic in October 2021. 

Her experience working on a Northern Territory cattle property after high school has led to an interest in bovine veterinary work, but also enjoys general small animal practice. 

Outside of work, Georgia enjoys the great outdoors, travelling and catching up with friends. 

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.

Phebe Turner

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing)

Phebe was born and bred on her family farm in Inverell. She began Vet Nursing in 2015, and joined the Inverell Vet Clinic team in 2022. Phebe enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing, but in particular horses and large animal work.

Phebe is a great ambassador for our community and was crowned our very own “Rural Young Woman” at the Inverell Show in 2023. She also enjoys playing footy, camp drafting, spending time with family and friends and travelling.

Tayla Welsh

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.

Helen Spry

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing)

Helen has worked for many years as a Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse with both small and large animals. Having spent 10 years as an equine nurse, she moved back to small animals in Emergency & Critical Care. Helen began work at Inverell Vet Clinic in 2021. 

Helen has a passion for the industry and regularly travels in Australia & overseas with Vets Beyond Borders volunteering in desexing clinics. 

Jess Whan

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing)

Jess joined our team in January 2023. Jess completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2020, and began working at Maleny Vets in QLD, before moving home to be closer to family. She loves working with large animals but does enjoy small animal emergencies as well.

She grew up on a cattle property in Glen Innes, then made the move to QLD, but made her way back to us (thankfully!). In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 3 dogs, family and travelling.

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. 

Ebony Baxter

Assistant Nurse

Ebony began at Inverell Vet Clinic in 2021 as a Veterinary Assistant and loves the hands-on tasks associated with her role in the clinic. She particularly loves the surgical procedures and the friendly atmosphere of the clinic.

Ebony grew up in the area surrounded by various animals and enjoys life in the country. In her spare time, she likes spending time with family and friends, is a bit of a foodie and loves adventuring in the outdoors

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.

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