Meet The Team

Grahame Abberton BSc

Managing Director linkedin2

As well as being a well-known identity in Toowoomba business circles, Grahame devotes significant time to the community including his work as a Rotarian and supporting local schools in their job readiness programs.

In Abbertons, Grahame has built a business that fosters customer service, recruitment excellence and a culture of partnering with business to offer advice rather than simply a transactional approach.

As a stalwart of the recruitment industry in Australia, Grahame has maintained active membership in Australia and New Zealand's peak recruitment body, the RCSA (Recruitment and Consulting Services Association) since 1996.


Hazel Buckley

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Hazel, an active committee member of Women on the Move, has 20+ years’ service-oriented experience in human resources, executive support, customer service and hospitality roles. Hazel has 5 years’ experience as the Personnel Officer with PT Freeport McMoran Indonesia working from their Australian office and her additional experience as a Human Resources Officer in the hospitality industry included the opening of a 350 room property for which Hazel was involved in the full recruitment and induction process for staff up to Senior Middle Management level.

Hazel is experienced in sourcing, placing and follow-up of candidates placed into the workforce and has demonstrated her ability to communicate, negotiate and interact effectively through many mediums with a diverse range of people. Her knowledge with corporate sector representatives, professionals, trade qualified personnel, new graduates and school leavers is indicative of her abilities enabling her to be your specialist in your human resources requirements.