Elisabeth Murdoch College

About Wellbeing

Our College is totally committed to ensuring the safety, health and wellbeing of evey student and staff member.


The Student Wellbeing Team at Elisabeth Murdoch College provides a professional service to students and their families which enhances the personal, social and educational development of students. The Student Wellbeing Team work to support a learning culture where all members of the College community are respected and encouraged to discover their true potential.

Services include:

  • Counselling
  • Psychological & educational assessment
  • Referrals to external agencies and community support networks
  • Specialist programs

These services complement a range of support options and student wellbeing initiatives provided within the College to cater for individual differences and needs.


  • Judy Curson, Assistant Principal
  • Warren Bull, Leading Teacher
  • Stephanie Raike, Student Wellbeing Specialist
  • Sarah Roney, Psychologist (Thursday)
  • Alexandra Williams, Visiting Psychologist (Thursday)
  • Michael Pelligrino, onsite Private Psychologist
  • Michael Ellison-Jones, Health Nurse Educator (Thursday and Friday)
  • Natalie Waring, Primary Prevention Officer
  • Jill Brownfield, Nurse
  • Integration staff

Download the 2016 Student Wellbeing Team brochure


We have an important responsibility to keep the young people in our care safe. Elisabeth Murdoch College is a child safe organisation and we are:

  • Developing strategies to embed a culture of child safety at the College, including our values, expectations, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Allocating roles and responsibilities to achieve the strategies.
  • Informing our community about our policies and practices.
  • Continuously reviewing our effectiveness.

We have zero tolerance of any form of abuse towards the young people in our care.

A copy of the EMC Child Protection and Reporting Policy can be found in this link.

CHILD SAFETY CODE OF CONDUCT is available on inquiry.


Student referrals can be made by staff and parents. Alternatively, students can self-refer and are encouraged to personally contact a member of the Student Wellbeing Team to arrange an appointment to access appropriate support. The Wellbeing office is located within, and adjacent to, the main administration building of the school.

Please feel free to contact the Student Wellbeing Team on 9788 2600