Major Brendan Nottle
Born and bred in Melbourne, Major Nottle, 49, leads Salvos Melbourne Project 614, which seeks out those living on society’s fringe and helps them ease their way back in. He is a Salvos veteran of 22 years and leads a small team of dedicated staff and more than 1000 volunteers, works on establishing one-on-one relationships with the homeless and disadvantaged and then getting them the help they need. Brendan is a member of the Premier’s Ice Action Taskforce and the Victorian Housing Ministers Rough Sleeper’s Roundtable. Brendan was a Monarch of Moomba in 2013 and has been the Collingwood Football Club chaplain for 16 years. Brendan is married to Sandra and has 3 daughters. In 2013, he was awarded Melburnian of the Year award in recognition of his compassionate and tireless efforts to help homeless and disadvantaged people.