Profile – Denise Redmond

We are doing a series of profiles.Our first profile is of our CEO, Denise Redmond.


Denise Redmond is CEO of Nardy House Inc. This organization provides respite and permanent accommodation to people with profound disabilities aged 0-65. The organization runs 24/7 and has Registered Nurses and Disability Support Workers supporting residents at all times

Denise has a Diploma in English and History gained at Sydney Teachers College and a Degree in Applied Biology – Medical Research Strand- gained at Riverina CAE

Denise was employed as a Primary School Teacher and then as a High School Teacher; She worked for the NSW Dept. of Education at Bega High for 32 years. She taught English, History and Science.

She stood as a candidate for the Seat of Eden Monaro and the Seat of Bega. She was a member of the Far South Coast Group of Unions 1987-91 and represented that organization on occasion.1987-96 she was a Member of Parents for Special Education and lobbied on behalf of the Zeke Hilton Trust and people with disabilities She was Chairperson of the Bega Teachers Federation 1986-1991.


In 1986 a charitable foundation (the Zeke Hilton Trust Fund) was initiated that became the benevolent society called Nardy House. She was the initial Chairperson and instrumental in the organization gaining charitable status and development of its Policies and Procedures.


Denise stepped down from the role as Chairperson of Nardy House in 2002 and project managed the building of the Nardy House Respite facility. She later project managed the building of the permanent accommodation facility and became its CEO when the building became operational (see Nardy House website: She has remained in that position since that time


Currently she is project managing the building of the Nardy House therapy room and pool. David Hooper and Peter Wolfenden a consultant architect assist her in her role. The Nardy House chief architect, Bert Peters, passed away some time ago.


Bert had seen Nardy House through to the final stages and the working drawings for the final stage- the therapy room and pool- were passed just prior to his death