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Latest news from SALDA

  • New Adventure Playground

    We are delighted to have commissioned the construction of a new adventure playground for The Glenleighden School. The $500K investment reflects our commitment to the importance of play in children and young people’s development and learning. We aim to open this new and exciting space in Term 2 2022. This…

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  • $2.55mil Federal Grant for new building

    We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded $2.55mil through the Australian Government’s Capital Grants Program (CGP), to part fund the construction of the second building in The Glenleighden School master plan. This building will provide new specialist facilities for food and hospitality, design technology and ‘engineering’;…

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  • New SALDA Clinic in Townsville

    SALDA is tripling its footprint in Townsville. The CEO and Chair of SALDA announced this week the purchase of a new property which will be home to our North Queensland School Support Services Team. It will also create a five-room allied health clinic. The new clinic will provide a…

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  • SALDA announces FDC appointment

    On 21st September, we reached an important milestone in our master plan, as we appointed FDC as the contractor for the first building of the project. Mark Yeowell, SALDA CEO, and Peter Seldon, Chair of the Board, signed the contract. The designers of the building, Giarola Architects, will oversee…

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  • The Glenleighden Campus Master Plan receives the green light

    The Queensland Government has granted us a Ministerial Infrastructure Designation for the Glenleighden Campus Master Plan. The Master Plan will see the total transformation of our Fig Tree Pocket campus to provide the very best contemporary educational facilities for our students and to double the number of students we…

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  • Supporting School Aged Children with Developmental Language Disorder

    Today, Speech & Language Development Australia, in conjunction with the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research, launched our latest evidence brief, Supporting school aged children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). This new paper reviews current research about evidenced based interventions for children with DLD,…

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We put the interests of others above our own and actively seek out opportunities to help.


We love what we do and show this through our enthusiasm, energy and positive mindset.


We have high expectations of ourselves and each other, and continually strive to be better tomorrow than we were today.


We accept responsibility, do what is expected of us and are answerable to each other.


We are friendly, generous and considerate in everything we do.


We deliberately enable others, develop their agency and voice, and are committed to their success.


We show through our everyday actions that we value others as unique individuals, entitled to our high regard and dignity; honouring their difference and contribution.

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