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Welcome to Yamani Meta 

Established in 2018, Yamani Meta (Yamani = Rainbow and Meta = House) is our dedicated deadly space for early and family learning, conveniently located at 16 Peel Street Garbutt, open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.

There are activities and programs specifically designed for raising smart, healthy and deadly kids.

Yamani Meta is a culturally safe environment, that offers award winning programs, that have a clear focus on key family development domains, including:

  • Nutrition
  • Early Learning
  • Safety and Security
  • Responsive Caregiving
  • Health

We offer a range of activities, including:

  • Nutrition and cooking groups
  • Playgroup
  • Adult group work
  • Storytelling
  • Health topics
  • Cultural activities

To learn more about our service you’re welcome to drop in and yarn with our Family Wellbeing Team.

We look forward to welcoming you.  

Yamani Meta
16 Peel Street Garbutt
Open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Monday to Friday.
07 4759  4039

Some recent highlights 

Yamani Meta wins Innovation Award

In September, the TAIHS Yamani Meta House, was the winner of the The Innovation within the Sector Award at the Queensland Child Protection Awards. 

Yamani Meta house was recognised for being innovative, while culturally safe child centred space/hub incorporating a diverse number of supports for families and the community across the entire child protection continuum. The house was recognised for integrating, holistic and culturally safe supports to improve all facets of health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their pride in culture and identity.

Our new deadly bus! 

You may see on the streets of Townsville, our deadly new Yamani Meta bus. Created by Nicky Bidju Pryor, the bus will help transport our families to and from the centre. For more information about our bus service, call us on 07 4759  4039.