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Academic Staff

Dr Andre van Oudtshoorn

Acting Principal, Academic Dean & Lecturer

BA, BD, Dip Th, DTh

Previously Andre has served as a Church pastor and as a TV director. Originally from South Africa, he has lectured in many lands and seeks to place Christ as the central focus in all he teaches and lives.

Rev Dr David Shaw

Dean of Flexible Learning & Lecturer

BSc, GradDipEd, MDiv, DTh

David spent eight years in Korea completing an MDiv and pastoring several churches. David recently completed his PhD in the New Testament at the University of Exeter in the UK. He is married to Becky and they have three young children.

Mrs Hanlie van Rooyen

Compliance, Flexible Learning, Lecturer

TAE Cert IV, BA, GradDipEd (Secondary), MTh

Apart from 25+ years of experience in church youth work, Hanlie has been a secondary school teacher for 9 years, teaching Christian Studies and Mathematics.

Mrs Gillian Dixon

Dean of Counselling and Pastoral Care, Lecturer

DipMin, BMin (Past.Couns), MCnsig&Psychthpy

Gillian has been in involved in pastoral ministry for over 30 years and chaplaincy for a decade, counselling and caring for tertiary students. Gillian and her husband Jeremy are the proud parents of five beautiful children, have three wonderful daughters-in-law and are grandparents to two fun-loving little ones. Gillian is passionate about pastoral care and counselling and thoroughly enjoys lecturing. She has now commenced a Doctor of Counselling.

Dr David G. Michie



David is the director of Journeylines Counselling & Training Services and has over 20 years of counselling experience. He has been a lecturer for PBC for many years and has a desire for people to know, explore and live the realness of Jesus in all of life.

David Smith

Sessional Lecturer

BBus, BMin, MA(Th), DTh

David has experience in business and has worked as a Church Pastor in the area of teaching and leadership training before coming to PBC. David comes to PBC from Tasmania with his wife and three children. David is passionate about strengthening the church and training leaders in developing countries.

Support Staff

Mrs Kari Minetto

College Administrator

BSc (Hons) Bus Admin

Kari grew up in Norway, and moved to Australia in 2003. She is married to Marcel and they have 3 boys. Kari oversees the office.

Debbie Allbury


Dip BusAdm

Debbie emigrated to Australia from Zimbabwe with her husband Peter and two little boys in May 1992. Debbies first job in Australia was as a Sales consultant with a print company. She has subsequently worked in a variety of positions, from marketing to administration to running a training department for a large non-profit organisation to Manager of a market research company.

Mrs Sarah Park

Office Assistant

BA (Bus)

Sarah, originally from South Korea, studied business before coming to Perth with her husband Samuel and their two children. Sarah is part of the JDM mission organisation which reaches out to university students. Sarah works in the office at the College part-time.

Mrs Judy Smith


Judy is a gifted musician, the wife of David and the mother of Daniel, Aidan and Kaila. Judy, who previously worked for Australia Post, is a passionate book lover and now works as the College Librarian.

Mr Nicholas van Oudtshoorn

System Administrator

BCM (Hons), MDiv

Nick has a background in systems administration. As well as serving us in the IT sphere he is also pastoring a church. Nick works for us part time to ensure all that our IT services are functioning and improving.