Gumbaynggirr Giingana Freedom School has a focus on Gumbaynggirr language and culture, quality teaching based on Gumbaynggirr values and philosophies, and strong community and parent engagement. The School is the first bilingual School of an Aboriginal language in NSW and is committed to striving for academic excellence among all students by developing and implementing innovative practices.

Gumbaynggirr Giingana Freedom School caters for students from K- 2 with approximately 15 children enrolled for the first year of operation, eventually growing to K-6.


Tahnee Philp – Classroom Teacher
Ellie Buchanan & Jarwin Carey – Gumbaynggirr Language Teachers (non-teacher trained) which will be supported by the BMNAC Board, Executive Management team and staff group.
Dallas Gittens – School Administration Coordinator