Our Staff

Dr. Paul McCosker

MA, VetMB, MACVSc - Large/Mixed Practice Vet & Practice Owner

Paul graduated from the University of Cambridge in England in 1990. Since graduating, Paul has worked in various mixed practices both overseas and in Australia. Paul purchased the Acacia Veterinary Surgery in 1999 and now specialises in all aspects of equine veterinary care, but still enjoys his weekend work with small animals.

Paul has a cat named Fluffy; a dog named Lucky, as well as horses and cattle.


Dr. Martin Hack

BVSc - Mixed Practice Vet

Marty graduated from the University of Queensland in 1993. Since graduating he has worked in various clinics across Central Queensland before coming to Acacia Veterinary Surgery in 2002. Marty enjoys working primarily with small animals, but enjoys the occasional large animal job as well.

Marty has three dogs: Tux, Muddy and Daisy as well as a cat named Skittles.






Helena Rowbotham

Cert IV Veterinary Nurse and Receptionist

Helena has worked in other clinincs around CQ before taking a break to start her family. Now they have moved and settled into the Yeppoon area and her children are a little older, she is has returned to veterinary nursing working part time.

Helena has a cattle dog cross named Freckles as well as two horses, Fonz and Honey