Board of Management

Leigh Ridgeway – Chairperson

Uncle Neville Lilley

Aunty Valerie Merrick

Glen Newlin

Aunty Rhonda Finlay

Jemma Mcleay

Nadine Russell

Lindsay Ridgeway

Uncle Allan Anderson

Uncle Anthony Anderson

Office Hours

Worimi LALC – 8am to 4pm Monday – Friday

(except public holidays)

SDA – 9am to 4pm Open every day (except some public holidays)

Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council

2163 Nelson Bay Rd

Williamtown NSW 2318

(02) 40338800


After Hours 0422805470



Andrew Smith— CEO

Donna Witt— Administration Assistant

Natalie McFadyen— Finances

Joanna Smith — SDA Office Manager

Kayanna West —  Receptionist

Janette Evans – Accounts Payable

Candice O’Loughlin – SDA Office Administation

Menindee Simon – SDA Office Assistant

Abby Newlin – SDA Office Assistant

Sharna Odgers – SDA Office Assistant

Chantal Gundy – WHS Officer

Grounds Staff

Jamie Merrick— Senior Sites Officer

Stephen Ping— Grounds Staff

John Witt— SDA Maintenance

Nigel Hayward – Grounds Staff

SDA Staff

Scott Newlin— SDA Tour Manager

Ross McEntyre— SDA Tour Guide

Matthew Newlin – SDA Tour Guide

Rachel Syron – SDA Tour Guide

Adrian Briar – SDA Tour Guide

Shannon Mattson  – SDA Tour Guide

Reece Wall  – SDA Tour Guide

Rodney Lake – SDA Tour Guide

Brendan Lilley – SDA Tour Guide

Caleb Smith – SDA Tour Guide

Keiryn Morley – SDA Tour Guide

Graham Quinlan – SDA Tour Guide

Culture Heritage & Education

Justin Ridgeway — Culture, Heritage & Education Manager

John Schultz —   Culture, Heritage & Education

Cree Welsh – Culture, Heritage & Education

Betthany Middleton – Culture, Heritage & Education


Green Team

Ray McMillan – Field Staff Manager

Shannon Hawkins — Field Staff

Samuel Chaffey — Field Staff

Mark Baker — Field Staff

Chris Riley – Field Staff

Kareel Knox – Field Staff

Brett Johnson – Field Staff

Steven Johnston – Field Staff

Djari Andrews – Field Staff

Jess Delaney  – WGT Office Admin

Mary Greenwood – Program Manager

Murrook Cafe

Janine Hayward – Chef

Liam Smith – Cafe Assistant

Conferences & Events

Katie Nichols –  Bookings Administator