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Our team

We are a small practice of friendly and motivated people from different professional backgrounds, with the shared goal of providing an exceptionally high level of fertility and gynaecology care right here in Bendigo. We work tirelessly to make our patients' experience as smooth as possible.


Specialists on Honeysuckle prides itself on being welcoming and inclusive and boasts state of the art facilities. We have onsite parking and are wheelchair accessible.

Nurse, Reception staff, Doctor from Specialists on Honeysuckle standing together as a team.

Marnie O'Bree (she/her)

Marnie is our office coordinator and makes sure that the front desk runs efficiently and patients are well supported on their journey with us. 


Marnie manages the day to day running of reception, appointments and Dr Agarwal's theatre bookings & schedule. This involves managing emails, referrals, patient enquiries, liaising with hospitals, referring doctors and specialists as required.

Marnie is a devoted team member and has been with Specialists on Honeysuckle for over 6 years. She is dedicated to making your journey with us seamless from your first phone call through to your final appointment. 

Marnie has completed a Bachelor in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Marnie has two gorgeous little girls Jordi and Colbie. When Marnie is not at work she enjoys reading, camping, water sports and netball. 


Ashlea Steel (she/her)

Ashlea can be found at the front desk  greeting all the SOH patients. She is a skilled office professional, demonstrating her extensive customer service skills with a warm and welcoming manner. 

Ashlea always establishes her professionalism with a prompt and positive patient experience . She prides herself on being honest, relatable and down to earth. 

Ashlea is happily married and a mother to two gorgeous boys who keep her well occupied in her spare time. She has a passion for interior design, loves a good laugh and fine wine!


Shantael Loomes (she/her)

Shantael is our highly efficient Practice Manager. She ensures your experience here at Specialists on Honeysuckle is nothing but excellent and that the Practice runs smoothly.

She is dedicated to achieving and maintaining quality patient care during your experience here at Specialists on Honeysuckle. 

Shantael has a wealth of knowledge in the healthcare industry with over a decade of outstanding service in busy Specialist Practice's in Bendigo.  She also runs a Specialist Consulting & Billing Business where she enjoys furthering her knowledge and skill set. 

Shantael manages and oversees all aspects of the practice such as workflow & running of reception, schedules, finances & patient accounts, strategic planning & implementation of processes.  She supports our administration & medical staff to contribute to ensuring you are to provided the best service possible. 

Shantael is a busy mum of a 2 & 4 year old & enjoys tending to her acreage property with her kids, husband & 2 x Chihuahuas. She also loves a good book and a good almond milk latte (on occasion substituted for a glass of Rose!) 


Alice Bayley (she/her)

Alice has been working as a fertility nurse for many years and has extensive experience working with people with fertility challenges in a range of settings. Alice has recently commenced further studies in reproductive and sexual health to further develop her practice.  

In her spare time, Alice is a keen pattern maker and sewer and loves socialising over some good food and wine. 

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