Zig Zags Outside School Hours Care (Zig Zags OSHC) was founded in 2011. The vision for Zig Zags OSHC is “to be a fun place for children to grow”.



“It is great to see that after the school bell has rung the school grounds no longer feel like school anymore and its just like a big play date at your friends”
"Our son never wants to leave!"

Safe and Fun Care on School Grounds

  • On school grounds

  • Supported homework time

  • Exciting excursions during vacation care

  • Password protected online journals to see what your child has been doing throughout the week

  • Child-led age appropriate play whilst socialising with their friends

  • Life skills and self-confidence building activities

  • Escorted Kindergarten, Pre Primary and Junior students to/from the classroom

Meet Our Staff

Lorraine Ablett

Owner and Director

Lorraine Ablett owner operator and Director of Zig Zags OSHC experience is far reaching from managing companies in highly regulated industries, to successfully obtaining accreditation and private licensing, working with policies and procedures through to ensuring the right skill mix to staff ratios.

Emma Parks

Educational Leader

Emma’s commitment is to ensure all children have access to Quality Educational Programs. Emma is a firm believer in the rights of the child are to be embedded into everyday practices and the code of ethics is paramount to all practises. Emma believes all children have the right to be in a safe, stimulating and learning environment.

Alison Wade


Alison has over 13 year's experience within the OSHC sector and holds an Advanced Diploma of Children Services and Diploma of Leadership & Management. Alison believes we should view children as active participants in their own learning journey and provide them with experiences and opportunities that allow them to build their social competence and sense of agency.

Megan Varker

Office Manager


A marketing and operations professional with experience in; medical marketing, operations and project leadership roles. Megan is skilled in managing resources and ensuring assignments are completed on-time/on-budget; from business transitions to staffing efficiencies.



I believe all children deserve the right to learn and play in a safe and welcoming environment. I believe that all children have unique interests, strengths and abilities, that when fostered enables them to grow. I believe children regardless of their abilities. I believe building secure, respectful relationships with children and their families is crucial to create a sense of belonging in our service.



We welcome Sabrina to the team at Zig Zags OSHC Duncraig.



We welcome Sarah to the team at Zig Zags OSHC Glengarry.



To create a home line environment for children that is stimulating, fun and encourages all children to grow and to be confident.



I am passionate about building strong trusting relationships with each individual child and to work closely with families. I am dedicated and committed in providing an environment that is safe, happy, nurturing and inclusive for all children. 


Hawker Park

We welcome Amanda to the team at Zig Zags OSHC Hawker Park.


North Beach

We welcome Claudia to the team at Zig Zags OSHC North Beach.


South Padbury

I believe children are naturally avid learners and as such I aim at giving them the opportunity to expand their learning through play and experiences that are tailored to their developmental needs and likes, all within a safe environment. I endeavour to offer programs that incorporate environmental awareness, healthy living and knowledge of other cultures.