With an extensive range of new, pre-owned and demonstrator vehicles on display, we can help you find what you are looking for. Find out about Lexus Ownerships Solutions, a brand new way to own a new Lexus with the peace of mind of knowing what your Lexus will be worth in the future. This is all about looking after you, after the sale!
Mirko Milic - Dealer Principal
Mirko has been the Dealer Principal at Lexus of Canberra since 2011 and he is very proud of his team's achievements. As one of 27 Lexus dealers in Australia, Lexus of Canberra has consistently exceeded all customer experience benchmarks by simply treating everyone like a guest in their own home. Mirko is also proud of our association with many sporting and charity organisations around Canberra, having been the major partner of Ronald McDonald House Canberra since 2014 and raising over $3.0M for this incredible charity. Mirko is married with three kids and his wife is an excellent cook. He is passionate about many sports including AFL, soccer and rugby league. Mirko is also a keen martial artist and teaches the Japanese style of Kyokushin. He has a degree in business and speaks Croatian and some Portuguese.
Mikkel Litonjua - General Manager
Mikkel has had many years of solid retail experience before embarking into the motor industry more than a decade ago.
Anyone who knows Mikkel, knows he is a dog lover, he has three Bulldogs, Mojo, Millie and Bentley. Aside from loving dogs Mikkel also loves and appreciates a good cup of coffee and takes pride in making coffee for Dealership guests. Next time you're at the Dealership keep an eye out for him and make sure he makes you a coffee.
Nigel Wardleworth - Service Manager
Nigel has been in the automotive industry all his working life, starting as a mechanic at Kenworth Trucks, and has vast experience in spare parts and warranty from working across a number of different manufacturers over the years. He has also worked closely with Fleet Management companies as well hence, Nigel brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Lexus of Canberra family.
He enjoys photography and golf, and he also has a passion for woodworking and wood turning, and dreams of one day setting up a workshop in his new home with the family.
Nigel had moved to Canberra with his family from Jervis Bay some years ago where he spent nearly 20 years there, and was also with the NSW Rural Fire Services for 12 years during that time. He was the Captain of the Callala Bay Brigade for 2 years.
Anyone who has met Nigel knows that he's cheerful and friendly, warm and guest-centric. He will always make you feel welcome like a guest in his own home.
Joel Dodds - Group Business Manager
Joel has been with our group for 10 years now and has a strong sales track record prior to joining the automotive industry. Joel prides himself as a skilled basketballer, having won numerous local titles in the ACT. Joel is also an accomplished magician and make himself vanish at the blink of an eye.
In 2008, Joel started at Canberra Toyota as a Business Manager looking after Toyota and Lexus of Canberra guests in Phillip. In 2011 he became the group Business Manager and since, the finance department has doubled in size with 12 staff members reporting to Joel now. His capable team of Business Managers are all TFS, TFM, Macquarie, St George, Autome & VSA accredited.
Joel is passionate in helping our guests realise their dreams and goals of buying a car, and tries his best to consistently exceed guest expectations.
Ronald McDonald House Canberra
Lexus of Canberra is very proud to sponsor the Ronald McDonald House Canberra (RMHC) premier charity event, RMHC Lexus Of Canberra Gala Ball is held at the National Convention Centre. The annual RMHC Lexus Of Canberra Gala Ball is a sold-out event with over 1000 attendees and is the biggest charity event of this kind in the Canberra region.
Together with RHMC and its major sponsors, as well as the generous Gala Ball guests, Lexus Of Canberra have successfully raised so far over $2,500,000 in much-needed funds to help the RMH Canberra keep its doors open to continue their wonderful work in our local community.As part of our commitment to raise vital funds for RMHC, Lexus Of Canberra also co-hosts the annual Food & Wine Evening at Pialligo Estate where guests experience delicious canapes and meals, paired with local wines from the Canberra region – a fundraiser not to be missed!
St. Vincent De Paul Society (Vinnies)
We are a major partner of Vinnies by supporting the annual Doorknock Appeal, CEO Sleep Out, Monster Warehouse Sale and the Christmas appeal. We also proudly supply two of our vehicles for the staff to drive around the ACT region. In 2019, we assisted the CEO sleepout in raising over $810,000 in much needed funds!