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Talara Primary College’s greatest asset is the dynamic and committed staff that work together to create a very professional team of educators that are focused on providing the very best education for students at our school. Professional development is integral to our belief that we are all life long learners and that we model this to our students.
 
It is through this strong commitment to developing our staff that Talara Primary College is able to remain innovative and responsive to the latest educational trends.
 
Executive Administration Team​ Email​
​Principal ​Stephen Adams ​sadam55@eq.edu.au
​Deputy Principal (Years 5, 6) ​Kristy Walton ​kwalt32@eq.edu.au
​Deputy Principal (Years 3 and 4) ​Paul Bathersby ​pbath5@eq.edu.au
​Deputy Principal (Year 1 & 2) Scott Butcher ​sbutc12@eq.edu.au
​Deputy Principal (Prep) ​Amanda Brewer ​abrew6@eq.edu.au
​Head of Special Education ​Leesa Turnbull ​lturn93@eq.edu.au
​Head of Curriculum ​Julie Henderson
​jhend80@eq.edu.au
Head of Curriculum ​Tibby Little ​elitt31@eq.edu.au
​Business Manager ​Kerrie Natoli ​info@talacollss.eq.edu.au
 
​Administration Services
Administration Officer (Accounts Payable)​ ​Brittany Froud
​Administration Officer (Accounts Receivable) Danielle Schaumburg
​Administration Officer (Enrolments) Tracey Brown
​Administration Officer (Client Services) ​Annette Gardner
​Administration Officer (Communication) Jodie Brady
 
​Specialists Email​
Guidance Officer​ Katie Churchill ​kchur20@eq.edu.au
​H.P.E ​Ryan Chisholm ​rchis2@eq.edu.au
​H.P.E (Prep) ​Sharon Hooper ​shoop59@eq.edu.au
​Music, Dance & Drama Deb Fritz ​dfrit10@eq.edu.au
​Music (Prep/Yr1) ​Angela Street ​amstr1@eq.edu.au
​Instrumental Music (Brass & Woodwind) ​Brendan Hucknall ​bhuck3@eq.edu.au
​Instrumental Music (Strings) Dan Williams
Speech Language Pathologist​ ​Emma Linthwaite ​elint4@eq.edu.au
L.O.T.E (Italian) ​Alison Myors, Silvia de Paulis, Sonia Baldissera ​amyor2@eq.edu.au sdepa6@eq.edu.au BaldissS@eq.edu.au
​E Learning Teacher ​Wade Thompson ​wthom87@eq.edu.au
​​Enrichment Mentor ​​Jo Bell ​jbell221@eq.edu.au
 
​Support Staff ​ ​Email
Support Teacher: (Literacy & Numeracy)​ P - Yr 2 ​Michelle Roberts ​mrobe104@eq.edu.au
Support Teacher: (Literacy & Numeracy) ST.AR.S & Yr 3 Mandy Watson ​mwats55@eq.edu.au
​Support Teacher: (Literacy & Numeracy) Yr 4 - 6 ​Megan  James ​mjame48@eq.edu.au
Support Teacher: ST.AR.S ​Jenny Adams ​jadam103@eq.edu.au
Support Teacher: ST.AR.S Gillian Andrews
​gandr18@eq.edu.au
Support Teacher: ST.AR.S​ Michael Buchanan ​mbuch27@eq.edu.au
Support Teacher: ST.AR.S Renae Moore
​rmoor124@eq.edu.au
Support Teacher: ST.AR.S ​Caitlin Jeffrey  ​cjeff87@eq.edu.au
​ECDP Teachers: ​Sandie Gooderham & Brooke Harding ​sgood151@eq.edu.au bhard117@eq.edu.au
​School Chaplain: ​Colan Coleman (Chappy Col)
​​Information Technology (ICT) ​​Andrew Hadland & Dominic Sauer ​ahadl5@eq.edu.audsaue7@eq.edu.au
 
Class Teachers​ ​ ​Email
PREP
​PA Shannon Waters ​swate34@eq.edu.au
​PB Rebecca Clayton rclay32@eq.edu.au
​PG ​Mel Bruce ​mlaw111@eq.edu.au
PM Amanda Randall ​arand53@eq.edu.au
​PW Anita Wolff ​awolf6@eq.edu.au
​PY Sarah Biddle
​sbidd18@eq.edu.au
YEAR 1
1A ​Lyndsay Hackney ​lcook26@eq.edu.au
​1B ​Alana Holmes ​ajgow0@eq.edu.au
​1BW ​Jodie Sullivan (M,Tu,W) &
Thea Nolte (W,Th,F)
​jsull120@eq.edu.au
tnolt3@eq.edu.au
​1G Jen Stanley
​jstan241@eq.edu.au
​1M ​Julie Williamson ​jwill444@eq.edu.au
​1W Cass Sorensen
​csore22@eq.edu.au
​1Y​ Janet Finn ​jfinn33@eq.edu.au
YEAR 2
​2A Evan Luckey ​eluck14@eq.edu.au
2B Selina Stone (M,Tu) &
Leigh White (W,Th,F)
​sston29@eq.edu.au
lwhit201@eq.edu.au
​2G ​Ash Burt ​apilb2@eq.edu.au
​2M Sonya Dann ​sdann6@eq.edu.au
​2W Carrie Coggins ​cjcog0@eq.edu.au
​2Y Amanda Harlan ​aharl46@eq.edu.au
YEAR 3
​3A Jodie Calder
​jgsha0@eq.edu.au
​3AM Troy Hohn ​thohn6@eq.edu.au
​3B Carlu Lawson
​claws15@eq.edu.au
​3BW ​Lynelle Hertslet (M,Tu,W) &
Joyce Smith (Th,F)
​lhert1@eq.edu.au
jsmit547@eq.edu.au
3G​ Alex Newberry ​adunn127@eq.edu.au
​3M Sue Pearson ​spear63@eq.edu.au
​3W Sheridan Mattson ​smatt76@eq.edu.au
​3Y Sarah Barker ​sbark75@eq.edu.au
YEAR 4
4A​ Laura Blake ​lblak29@eq.edu.au
​4B Shannon Hansson
​shans90@eq.edu.au
​4G ​Scott Palmer ​spalm59@eq.edu.au
​4M Kacey Ryan (M,Tu,W) &
Sarah Creely (Th,F) 
​kwalk150@eq.edu.au
scree26@eq.edu.au
​4W Lyn Gordon ​cgord33@eq.edu.au
​4Y Rochelle Cassar ​rcass37@eq.edu.au
YEAR 5
​5A Laurie Watts
​lwatt23@eq.edu.au
​5B ​Neal Woods ​nwood160@eq.edu.au
​5G Kate Cuthbert-Dennis ​kcuth4@eq.edu.au
5M​ Brad Jen ​bjen57@eq.edu.au
​5W Kate Paul ​kpaul33@eq.edu.au
​5Y Raeleen Brady ​rbrad33@eq.edu.au
YEAR 6
​6A Al Cross ​acros27@eq.edu.au
​6B Scott McKay ​smcka20@eq.edu.au
6G​ Luke Vearing ​ldvea0@eq.edu.au
6M ​Sue Stunden ​sstun1@eq.edu.au
​6W Deb Lawrence ​dlawr45@eq.edu.au
​6Y Belinda Delahunty ​bcroo27@eq.edu.au
  
Teacher Aides
ECDP​ Yvonne England
​Prep Lorraine Hamill, Rachael Lockhart, Prue Ellis, Kelly Morriss, Kelly French
​ST.AR.S ​Carolyn Simpson, Cindy Barnes, Tammy Henderson, Donna Karlsson, Jodie Coyle, Imogen Harris, Kylie Lilley
​Intervention Programs ​Fiona Blood, ​Carolyn Irvine, Judy Hine, Gemma Pascoe, Michelle Graham, Brooke Vardon, Stephanie Wilson, Carol Castillo, Carol Finn, Rachael Goss
​Curriculum Centre/Primary ​Julie Kinglsey, Di Lawrence, Ann Chappell, Sandi Gilliland, Tracey McCormack
​Information Access Centre ​Shonie Cust, Tamara Milberry