We hope that by creating opportunities for our children and our families we will develop strong children, strong families and a strong community. We are committed to achieving improved outcomes for our Aboriginal children and their families and closing the gap on Aboriginal disadvantage.

Contact the Early Learning Service

Phone: (02) 6743 0999  Fax: (02) 6743 0998
Email: elcadmin@winanga-li.org.au
Facebook: Winanga-Li Early Learning Service

Leanne Pryor

Leanne Pryor

Education & Care Manager

Jessica Small

Jessica Small

Nominated Supervisor

Educators: Nikki Dorrington, Sheree Bilsborough, Daisy Jaeger, Rachel Barber, Lisa Silver, Vickie Stark, Tara Lancaster, Ashleigh Phillips

Nominated Supervisor: Jessica Small

Educational Leader: Rachel Rose

Transition to School and Supported Playgroups

Ashleigh Phillips – Supported Playgroup Gunnedah

Kirren Apthorpe – Playgroup and Family Support at Narrabri and Wee Waa

Renee Houldsworth –  Family Support at Quirindi

Cook: Chrissy Dorrington and Nina-May Cleal

Early Learning and Care Administration: Deanne Kelly

Bus Driver: Jason Wheeler

Contact the Family Centre

Phone: (02) 6743 0999  Fax: (02) 6743 0998
Email: reception@winanga-li.org.au
Facebook: Winanga-Li Early Learning Service
Approved Provider: Winanga-Li Aboriginal Child & Family Centre

Wayne Griffiths

Wayne Griffiths

Centre Manager

Administration TraineeMikaela Aldridge

Bookkeeper: Vibi Rasmussen

Early Linkers


Debbie Steadman – Gunnedah 0437 502 719

Sarah Sing – Gunnedah 0439 697 927


BJ Morgan – Lightning Ridge 0413 617 495

Ability Linkers


Manager – Cassandra Aldridge 0437 597 596

Ros Sampson – Moree 0437 886 305

Kerren Boyd – New England 0438 233 078

Carys Griffiths – Gunnedah 0427 895 190

Aboriginal Child & Youth and Family Strategy

Program Coordinator – Vincent Winsor 0448 134 377

Cultural Officer – James Hogbin


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