Mamarapha College
Mamarapha College
for Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islanders
for Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islanders

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The College Principal is Pastor David Fletcher has served as a chaplain at Karalundi Aboriginal Education Centre, WA. and Kempsey Adventist School, NSW.  He has also served as local church pastor in NSW in a variety of church settings.  He commenced at Mamarapha College in 2013. 





Pastor Darren Garlett is from the local  Wadjuk clan of the Noongar Nation, Perth WA.  He is an ordained pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, having worked in local church pastoral ministry in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia.  He has made a vital contribution to the as the training provided at Mamarapha as the Ministry Coordinator since 2011.  He is one of the original graduates from Mamarapha College and is currently completing a Bachelor of Theology degree. Pr Darren is a testimony to the students of what they too can achieve.




The Health Course Coordinator, Sharlyn Rahman, has a Nursing Degree, a Graduate  Diploma in  Counseling is a Registered Nurse. She originally comes from Zimbabwe, and has extensive experience in Australia in nursing, teaching, and homemeaking with three daughters. 

Our Services Coordinator/Registrar, Dana Garlett, is a Wadjuk Aboriginal woman from Perth with experience in business administration, client services.  Dana has shown tremenous ability managing cient needs with experience at large scale Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander conventions.


Pastor Gordon Stafford has served as the Mamarapha College principal from 1997-2013.  He is a person with proven pastoral and quality teaching ability as well as cross-cultural experience in a variety of contexts across the south pacfic including Papua New Guinea, Kuranda North Queensland.   He has served as a pastor/pilot, teacher, administrator and RTO manager.  He continues to contribute to the College as a trainer and assessor.

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