Who we are

Home Modifications Australia (MOD.A) was incorporated in February 2015 and is the national peak and industry body that represents providers and promotes the benefits of home modifications for older people and people with disability.

Current Directors of the organisation include:

Mr Bryan Molan

Mr Matthew Massy-Westropp

Matthew Massy-Westropp

Bryan Molan has been working in the residential building industry for over 40 years and has specialised in home modifications for the last ten years. He manages the home modification service at 3Bridges Community Inc. in the south-east Sydney area. Bryan was a member of the NSW State Council for 7 years, assisted its transition to MOD.A in 2015 and has served on the Board since that time. He also sits on the NSW Home Modifications Clearinghouse Advisory Panel of the UNSW and is a passionate advocate at a state and national level for people with disabilities and the aged to remain living in their homes for as long as possible. Matthew Massy-Westropp is currently General Manager of the Domiciliary Equipment Service (DES), a business unit in the Department of Human Services in SA. Early in his career as an OT Matthew developed an interest in health systems including the use of technologies that may improve service delivery. Matthew has a Masters of Health Services Management from Flinders University and has used all his system and clinical experience in leading the development of Equipment Services in that state. During 2015 Matthew took up a short term position to lead the assistive technology team at the NDIA. That work culminated in the release of the AT strategy for the NDIS.

 

Mr Nick Schumi

 

Dr Margaret Ward

   

Barbara Squires

Steve Pretzel

 

   

Michael Bleasdale

 
Michael Bleasdale is Managing Director of Home Modifications Australia (MOD.A), the national peak and industry body representing the interests of providers and consumers of home modifications. Previously he was MOD.A's CEO from February 2014 to September 2017. Prior to this he held executive director positions with the Attendant Care Industry Association and People with Disability Australia. Michael has over 30 years' experience working in the community sector, including as a direct service worker and line manager, and within research and academic institutes including the Disability Studies and Research Institute, and Charles Sturt and Australian Catholic Universities. He served as Treasurer of the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) between 2011 and 2016, is a Board member of Rights Inclusion Australia and is actively involved with the Australian Network on Universal Housing Design (ANUHD).  

 

Annual Reports:

Annual Report 2014
Annual Report 2015

Strategic Plans

Strategic Plan 2015-2016

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Latest News

Results of MOD.A NDIS member survey

Jun 27 2018
In early March 2018, MOD.A received 37 responses (37% response rate) to a survey of randomly selected members regarding their status and experiences as service providers in the NDIS environment. The MOD.A survey found that the home modification...
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