Billabong High School

Excellence and Success in a Supportive Community

Telephone02 6029 8377

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

The Principal

Ms Julie Bowen


Deputy Principal 

Ms Nim Weerakoon


Instructional Leader

Ms Liz Murdoch


Executive Support

Mr Callan Eccleston 


Head Teachers

These are the teachers in charge of various subject departments.  They are the are the point of contact for subject related matters. 

English                                       Ms Melanie Brown

Mathematics/CAPA                  Mr Ken Elliott

Science                                      Mrs Beth Torocsik

HSIE                                           Mrs Julia Mackinlay (Relieving)

TAS/PDHPE                              Mrs Courtney White (Relieving)

Learning and Support             Ms Sandra Taylor

Admin                                       Ms Amanda Conley


Year Advisers

Year Advisers are the first point of contact for issues beyond a specific subject.  If you have any issues settling in, if you are lost, have problems with other students in the playground, or in class or difficulties with lessons, you or your parent/carer may contact your Year Adviser. 

Year Advisers for 2020:

Year 7            Ms Rachael Squire

Year 8            Ms Laura Fenwick

Year 9            Mr Adam Preston

Year 10          Mr Stuart Campbell

Year 11          Mr Callan Eccleston & Mrs Rachael Terlich

Year 12          Mr Tas Pilikas        


Careers Adviser

Students requiring help with any matter realted to a future career should visit the Carerrs Adviser.  Students may speak to the Careers Adviser in her office upstairs.  

Careers           Mrs Naomi Toogood