Our Staff

Alexa Peggie: B. Creative Arts, Media and Communication; Cert III Outdoor Leadership; Permaculture Design Certificate.

Alexa is part of our core staff team here at The Crossing. Alexa enjoys spending time outdoors rock climbing, hiking, surfing, and gardening. She has experience in horticulture, conservation and education and is passionate about systems thinking, sustainability and all forms of play. Alexa is currently building a tiny house. She has a permaculture design certificate and a Certificate III in outdoor leadership.

Josh Heins: Cert IV Outdoor Recreation; Permaculture Design Certificate

Josh is our Program Manager at The Crossing and has lived onsite since 2021. In his spare time he loves to grow vegetables, explore the bush, learn about plant, and do all kinds of crafts.  Josh was an acting Director and staff member of Wollangarra Outdoor Education Centre in Gippsland before coming to The Crossing. He is currently studying a degree in social work online. 

Dean (B. Agr Sci; B. Ed, Dip. Permaculture, Cert. IV Outdoor Rec., Cert. IV Carbon Management) & Annette Turner (B. Arts Tourism, PDC)

Dean and Annette have spent the last twenty-five years committed to building and nurturing The Crossing into the organisation it has become today. During this time, they raised their son Jai at The Crossing in the aptly named “bushouse”. In their spare time Dean and Annette cross-country ski, surf, help with the youth stage at the Cobargo Folk Festival, and help manage a family farm in Victoria.

Do you think you’d make a great addition to our team?

The Crossing employs casual staff and takes on capable volunteers to support our work with young people. All staff have Wilderness First Aid, current Working with Children’s checks, and relevant experience and qualifications. If you’re interested in joining our team as a staff member or volunteer, please email your resume and a short description of your experience to josh@thecrossingland.org.au

Our Board of the Trust includes members with land management and conservation experience, outdoor leadership, education, counselling, business management, and marketing experience.

Dean and Annette are pictured here gifting The Crossing Land to the Trust with probono support from Andrew Warren.


By bank deposit

We are approved on the Australian Register of Environmental Organisations. This is our tax deductible, public fund:

BSB: 641800

Account no: 200415194

Account name:

The Crossing Land Education Trust Fund

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