Suburb: Ellalong

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm

Ashley has a Certificate III in Children’s Services and has been working in Childcare since 2019. Her service offers a comfortable space inside the garage area of the home that has been fitted out with all of the comforts needed to provide all the learning experiences for growing minds need. It also has an outdoor area for the children to get some fresh air and sunshine and explore some outdoor learning. Ashley is an enthusiastic educator that enjoys taking children on learning adventures. She is dedicated to providing the best possible care for each individual child and ensuring that they are fostering their own creativity, well organized and flexible.

Suburb: Ellalong

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm 

Ellie has been an Early Childhood Educator since 2011 and has a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

The Learning Tree Day Care has a large outdoor area with an undercover patio and an indoor area with multiple learning spaces. Ellie loves to set up interesting and engaging play spaces for the children to explore. She loves natural play and exposing children to different natural elements and prides herself in having an engaging, homely and welcoming space for the children to attend.

Ellie lives with her partner and daughter. She is enthusiastic, friendly, approachable, creative, loving, caring and dedicated.



Suburb: Kurri Kurri

Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm

Tamara has been a Family Day Care Educator since 2017,  has a Certificate III in Children’s Services, a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and is working towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management.  She has experience working  in Long Day Care  and Primary Education. Tamara also has  extensive experience working with children with additional needs.

Tamara's service has a spacious open plan environment, focusing on a holistic and naturally sustainable approach to play and learning in the early years. She is ambitious, dedicated, creative, organised, quality driven, continual improvement

Tamara has an interest in health and active wellbeing, environmental sustainability, friend and family orientated.


Suburb: Cessnock

Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Larece has 15 experience as a Family Day Care Educator and has a Certificate III in Children's Services. Her service includes a large outdoor play area and separate indoor playroom. Larece has three adult children and is enthusiastic, flexible and well-organised. She loves spending time with her family and family pet, a dog called Floyd.


Suburb: East Branxton

Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday 6:00am - 6:00pm, Friday 6:00am - 7:00pm

Brooke has been a Family Day Care Educator since 2005 and has a Diploma in Children's Services and a Diploma in Community Services. She has two daughters and a family dog. Brooke's Family Day Care operates from her open plan home, with separate quiet areas for rest times. Her large outdoor space includes an undercover area and large grassed area. Brooke is reliable, honest, flexible and well organised with a special interest in reading, cooking and spending time with her family.

Suburb: Ellalong

Opening Hours: Monday 7:30am - 6:00pm, Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm, Wednesday 7:00am - 5:30pm, Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm & Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Gina has been a Family Day Care Educator since 1998 and has a Certificate III in Children’s Services. Gina’s service operates from a large outdoor area, and separate indoor play area. Gina is a grandparent and has a pet dog called Frankie. She enjoys knitting, sewing and spending time with family. Gina is flexible, caring and friendly.

Suburb: Bellbird

Opening Hours: Monday - Wednesday 7:30am-5:00pm, Thursday 7:30am-4:30pm & Friday 7:30am-3:00pm

Kate has been a Family Day Care Educator since 2014 and has also worked in both long day care and preschool settings. She has a Diploma in Children’s Services. She lives with her two school aged children and her pet French Bulldog - Ace.

Kate's service is run from a self contained granny flat which has a large grassed outdoor play area and covered veranda. She attends regular transportation for BASC drop off and pick ups and outings to another FDC Educator's service for play dates.

Kate is nurturing, practical, caring, flexible and well-organised. She enjoys dancing, netball, football, swimming and days spent at the beach.


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