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Our Beginnings

Proudly Established by Save The Children's Fund, Gyndarna PreSchool has been continuously operating in the Dareton Community since 1963.


On Sunday April 21st 1963, the new SCF Centre at Dareton was officially opened by Cr. H.A. Watson, Acting Shire President of Wentworth. Over 350 people attended the ceremony which marked the culmination of the efforts of the late Mr. C.E. Neville, President of the SCF Mildura Branch and its hard-working members

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At Gyndarna preschool our mission is to offer a safe and inclusive learning community where the staff work closely with families and community to create a rich environment that supports the development of and adds to each individuals developing to their full potential.


Our vision is to develop well rounded, confident and responsible individuals who aspire to achieve their full potential. We will do this by providing a welcoming, happy, safe, and supportive learning environment in which everyone is equal and all achievements are celebrated.



"For the children" 

Everything we do at Gyndarna Preschool is for the children 

Embracing diversity 

We embrace all children and all of their differences 

professional conduct

We value the highest degree of integrity and professionalism.


Connecting to and involving the community to direct and grow out service 

Sue McHugh -
Gyndarna Preschool Teacher 1982

"If white children could be made aware that there is more to Aboriginal culture than corroborees, witchetty grubs, and spear-throwing, there would be more respect for Aboriginal traditions and more self-esteem for the Aboriginal child."

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