Tamar Obstetrics and Gynaecology is very fortunate to have the expertise of our dedicated and friendly staff who help the practice run seamlessly.

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Dr Joanne Samuel

Business Manager

Joanne is co-director at Ashton Gate House and chief financial officer overseeing the business side of things. Joanne is married to Ben and together, they envisaged a clinical practice that provides a warm, friendly and inviting place for both patients and the staff that work on site. Joanne is a proud resident of Launceston and Tasmania and also enjoys her work as a full-time anaesthetist at the Launceston General Hospital. Joanne is a busy mum of 2 boys. In her spare time, she loves spending time at home and with her 2 cavoodles.

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Susan Grant

Practice Manager & Nurse

Suzie is our Practice Manager and Nurse. Suzie has an extensive background working in theatre and surgical nursing. Suzie completed her Nursing Degree at UTAS in 2005 and subsequently completed a Postgraduate in Perioperative Nursing. Suzie continued her nursing career in Northern Ireland for 7 years before returning to Tasmania.

Suzie has worked in many specialty areas in nursing and in management, including as a Clinical Nurse Manager in a postnatal unit. She has a passion for women’s health and looking after families during pregnancy.
Suzie has many extracurricular interests including walking, foraging and cooking.

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Jodie Hannay


Jodie has been a Registered Midwife since 2013. She is passionate about women-centred care and providing support to women across all aspects of their health experience. Her aim is to put the needs of the women first and to individualise their care. Jodie considers it an honour to be in the same space where women can share their stories and be heard.

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Serenity Page

Medical Receptionist / Admin

Serenity is most often the first freindly face you'll meet when you visit our Rooms. She's joined our team after 18 years of managing the most important team - her family!

With a background in retail, she is ready and waiting to welcome you with her happy and welcoming smile.

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Clare Tronerud

Medical Receptionist / Admin

We welcome Clare to our team, who not only brings with her a friendly smile and kind personality, but also 20 years of experience in medical reception and administration. 

As a mum of two very busy kids, when she manages some 'me time', she spends it close to the coast with her two fur babies.




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Rikki Helm

Medical Receptionist / Admin

Rikki joined Tamar OBGYN with an extensive background in administration, as well as many years in the hospitality industry - giving her great all round experience in all things admin, while being personable and relatable. Joining us from a very unrelated industry, Rikki is ready to learn and grow within our team.

When she isn't greeting you when you walk through our doors, she is spending time with her husband and child(ren) exploring what our beautiful State has to offer.