Baringa Childcare Centre

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Baringa Childcare Centre has a rich history in early childhood education and care. As a pivotal part of the community, Baringa has been caring for generations of families for over 35 years. Baringa offers a nurturing environment to deliver quality education and care, building strong relationships with great inclusion and consistency.

Baringa is a not-for-profit education and care service which provides education and care to 120 children at any one time, employs over 40 permanent staff and casual relief staff. Baringa is an incorporated association operating under a Constitution and governed by the Associations Incorporation Act 1991 (ACT)The organisation is a registered charity, with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), endorsed to help General community in Australia, Families and Early childhood aged under 6. The annual gross total income is approximately $3 million.

The Board and Centre Management apply the fundamental principle of what is in the best interests of the children attending Baringa as their decision-making platform. The rights and dignity of children are upheld in how the Centre conducts business which includes policy planning, communications, strategic planning and compliance. Baringa recognises and celebrates the contribution different cultures bring to the Baringa community including families who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Baringa Board

The Baringa Board is comprised of a high calibre of Directors with a diverse range of views and expertise, intertwined with a common commitment to enhancing the education and care of the most important members of our community – our children.

The Board is a strategic leadership team comprised of family members and community members. 

Jolanta Moore, Chair
John Mercer, Public Officer
Hairul Lutfi, Finance Director
Victoria Kane, Parent Member
Sally Rice, Parent Member
Sheena Ireland, Community Member
Christine White, Community Member


Baringa Child-Care Centre Association Incorporated 

ABN 42 028 145 288

64 Baddeley Crescent SPENCE  ACT  2615

P: 02 6258 8891

E: [email protected]