The Team

The whole team here at Goolwa Dental Surgery undertake annual training in Medical Emergencies, Work, Health and Safety and are all trained in the latest Infection Control Standards, so that you can feel confident that we are able to take good care of you at each visit.

We have 4 dentists – Dr Kym Nunn, Dr Andrea Miller, Dr Nathanael Rowett , Dr Ryan Butler, and a Hygienist – Amanda Sheppard, here at Goolwa Dental Surgery and a fantastic team of dental assistants, administrative staff and sterilization staff. Our Dentists each have their own profile on this site and following is a little peek at the other members of our team.



Chris Mignanelli (Cert III 1987) has also been with the surgery for more than 10 years and nurses for Kym as well as taking turns at both reception and in the sterilization room, her kind and gentle disposition are an asset to the team. Chris loves animals and enjoys living on a local farm with husband Pino and her two lovely children. In her spare time Chris enjoys gardening, cooking and ferrying her children around to their various sporting and social events. Chris looks forward to spending time camping and bushwalking in the near future.


Ali Jowett has been with us since 2007 (Cert III – 2008, Cert IV – 2010, Dip Practice Management – 2012/2013) and is now our practice manager but like everyone here is able to step into any role as needed. Ali loves gardening, music and dancing, fishing and anything to do with boats, bushwalking, reading, turtles and most other animals. She also enjoys spending time upgrading her work skills by attending workshops and seminars relating to both dental management and practice management.




Sue Jones started with us in 2008 predominantly as our receptionist, however with 20 plus years experience as a dental assistant. Sue’s experience in both the private and public dental system has proved extremely helpful to both our clients and our team. Sue has two young boy’s with her husband Tim and is involved in the local footy scene both as an ardent footy fan and volunteer. The family enjoy camping and fishing in their spare time.




Latest to join our team, is well loved local Lill Franklin (currently studying Cert III – 2013) who has taken on the role of assistant to Dr Nathanael Rowett and has fast shown herself as a real team player with a smile and a kind word for patients and team members alike. Lill, our ‘Mermaid of the Murray’ is passionate about many sports, including boating, fishing, surfing and wakeboarding and can often be seen out and about on the southcoast participating in these activities. Lill loves to cook and is often heard singing up a storm both in and out of work.



Our Team


Shortly after joining the team in 2015, Alicia began studying her Cert lll and completed the course in April 2016. Keen to learn all facets of the dental industry, Alicia spends time on Reception, in the Sterislisation room and predominantly nurses for Dr Nathanael Rowett. In her free time Alicia loves first and foremost being a mum to her two young children, enjoys renovating projects and going on family get aways.



Robyn is our latest team member joining the Goolwa Dental Surgery team in 2015 and bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and ‘people skills’ from her previous career in the pharmaceutical industry. Robyn is currently undertaking her Certificate lll in Dental Assisting and is enjoying the career change. Being a long-time resident of Goolwa she enjoys spending time with her family and being involved with and supporting the local sporting clubs.