Speech and Language Development Australia (SALDA) is now Language Disorder Australia.

Please note that the current website will remain online until we launch our new website in upcoming weeks.

For more information, visit SALDA is now Language Disorder Australia.


Meet each of the Speech & Language Development Australia board members.

Meet the SALDA Board

  • Peter Seldon
    Peter Seldon

    Assoc Dip Acc


    Peter Seldon is a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years. His career has seen him work for some of the largest global banks and during that time he has worked in domestic and International equities, derivatives, foreign exchange and fixed interest. Across his career Peter has also established the equity derivatives and options market making business for a mid-tier broking firm, was a swap and bond repo trader for a Global Investment Bank and has held the role of Head of Rate Derivative operations. Peter is currently responsible for domestic bond trading for Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management business. Peter has been an enthusiastic fundraiser and supporter for numerous children’s charities and brings those skills, as well as business acumen, to the Board.

  • Caroline Snow
    Caroline Snow

    (LL.B) (HONS), Grad Dip Applied Corporate Governance, FGIA


    Caroline Snow is corporate lawyer and Partner at Dentons. She specialises in corporate governance, funds management and equity and debt capital markets,. She is admitted to practice in in the Supreme Court of Queensland (2009) and the High Court of Australia (2013) and holds the positions of Fellow, Governance Institute of Australia, Fellow, Governance Institute UK. She is a member, Queensland Law Society, Women Lawyers Association of Queensland and Vice President of the National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. Caroline has a child with developmental language disorder and has direct, daily experience of the additional support and therapy needed by young people with language disorder to ensure they meet their full potential.

  • Deborah Nisbet
    Deborah Nisbet

    MBA, FCPA, FGIA, GAICD, B.Bus, C.Dec


    Deborah Nisbet is the General Manager – Finance & Business Services of St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland with key responsibilities across Finance, Communication & Marketing, Procurement and Information and Communication Technology services. Prior to this role, she worked in executive financial positions across a diversity of industries for the past 20 years. Deborah has extensive experience in the financial management of large geographically diverse and complex organisations. Through her high level interpersonal skills she has developed and implement significant financial and change management strategies across organisations, with a strong focus on effective governance process. Deborah is a board member on Volunteer Queensland and is Vice President of CPA Qld and is a member of CPA, AICD and GIA. She looks forward to using her passion to support mission based for purpose organisation such as SALDA.

  • Andria Wyman-Clarke
    Andria Wyman-Clarke

    BA (HONS), MBA

    Board Member

    Andria Wyman-Clarke has been a Human Resources executive for over 25 years in various industries, including mining, automobile, retail, pharmaceutical, defence and aeronautics. Recently she founded Job Toolbox, a Human Resources consultancy, which focuses on career development for individuals. She has strong experience in all aspects of Human Resources, including culture change, organisational design and mergers & acquisitions. As a child, Andria had a speech impairment, which meant that no one could understand her so she has first-hand understanding of the impact of Language Disorder on a young child and the need for specialised therapy and schools. She is committed to the success of SALDA.

  • Andrew McAuliffe
    Andrew McAuliffe

    BAppSci (Physio), GDipSocSci (Health)

    Board Member

    Andrew worked as a physiotherapist in Victoria and Queensland before moving into service management and development roles.  He has wide experience in quality improvement and corporate and clinical governance roles.  He has managed local, regional and statewide health in Queensland and the Northern Territory.  For three years he was the Executive Director, Policy and Advocacy with the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Asssociation and was a member of a range of national policy committees and advisory boards.  Andrew has extensive networks in the health, education and political environments and welcomes the opportunity to use those in support of SALDA.

  • Craig Duncan
    Craig Duncan


    Board Member

    Craig has 30 years of broad-ranging business management experience across a variety of industry sectors, within a range of operating environments and with considerable exposure to the international region. He has held senior leadership whole-of-business roles as well as responsibility for commercial, operational and corporate service functions. Post executive career, Craig focused on providing specific organisational change assistance including turnarounds, transitions, transformational and ownership pathway change programmes from a consulting and contracting platform. Craig is currently providing change management services within the agribusiness sector.
    Craig’s capability within the education sector includes first hand teaching experience (school & university level), governance and stewardship through prior board roles (including reform of NFP) as well as public policy development and advocacy. Craig has a passion for the empowerment of others through skill and knowledge acquisition and development. At an organisational development level, Craig’s focus is on good governance, strategic leadership and portfolio change management.

All correspondence with the board should be made exclusively through the email chair@salda.org.au.



We put the interests of others above our own and actively seek out opportunities to help.


We love what we do and show this through our enthusiasm, energy and positive mindset.


We have high expectations of ourselves and each other, and continually strive to be better tomorrow than we were today.


We accept responsibility, do what is expected of us and are answerable to each other.


We are friendly, generous and considerate in everything we do.


We deliberately enable others, develop their agency and voice, and are committed to their success.


We show through our everyday actions that we value others as unique individuals, entitled to our high regard and dignity; honouring their difference and contribution.

Our partners

  • Non Schools Organisation
  • QLD Government
  • Independent Schools QLD
  • Griffith University