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Educational Toys

Meet The Team

Shay Gilliland

Director and Teacher

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

I have been an early childhood teacher since 2003 and am passionate about the early years and setting your child up for success in education. I am a mother of three very energetic boys and we love exploring the great outdoors.

Tara Bernie

Educator in Blue group (Mon, Tues and alt Wed)

Associate Degree in Education

I have had the privilege of working with children for 10 years. Kindergarten is the very first chapter of your child’s schooling journey. I have my own beautiful family with three children of my own.



Tara "Tat" Twomey

Educator in Blue Group (Mon, Tues and alt Wed)

Bachelor of Learning Management

 I am a mother to three girls, but before becoming a mum, I worked in special education. Two of my girls have attended Kookaburra Creek, and now I'm excited to be here too.

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Judy Larsen

Inclusion Support

Blue Group (Mon, Tues and alt Wed)


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Nicole Long

Administration Officer

 I am married with two children. I volunteered as President back in 2016. I loved it so much that I applied for and became the Administration Officer.


Laine Bawden

Educator in Red Group (Thurs, Fri and alternate Wed)

Diploma in Early Childhood

I have a son of my own and I have worked within the Early Childhood industry since 2015, I love watching children learn and grow.

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Rosie Corones

Inclusion Support in Red Group

(Thurs, Fri and alternate Wed)

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Sharon Mcdonald

Volunteer in Red Group

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Zeah Hunt

Teacher in Blue Group ( alternate Wed)

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