About us

Custom Data Solutions supports the needs of independent, corporate or not-for-profit services in the childcare and out of school hours sector through offering a range of services based around the CCSS software. 

CDS assists users in providing weekly CCSS Software data administration, offsite training, migration tasks and implementation of add-on products. CDS also undertakes CCSS Software Health Checks which involves investigating issues relating to the complex arena of processing data relevant to CCSS submissions.

Meet the Team

We are a small team, but the best team – we concentrate on quality rather than quantity, so it allows us to give the best support to each and everyone of our clients.

Tracey

Manager

Tracey was previously employed as the Chief Financial Officer for QK Technologies for nine years and has worked with owners and directors and offering advice on Accounting systems, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Human Resources Management within the Childcare Industry.

Tracey created a business – Bronze Business Services, to help with the financial aspects of Childcare Centres.  Bronze Business Services not only supports the Childcare Industry but also has extensive knowledge and experience in Medical practices, services industries, building and architectural industries and clothing apparel industries to name a few.

Tracey is a member of the Tax Practitioners Board, Australian HR Institute and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Melanie

Team Leader - Operations

Melanie has a diverse background in Recreation, Children’s Services, Community Services and Disability sectors. She has previously worked for large not for profit and government organisations in key leadership roles from managing stakeholders, business operations and administration.

Melanie holds a Certificate 3 in Children Services and is known for her strong work ethic, collaborative approach and customer centric focus in all aspects of work delivery.

KATE

Senior Team Member

Kate has previously worked in the Childcare Sector for 8 years and has held roles such as Lead Educator, Second In Charge and Co Director.

Kate holds a Diploma of Children’s Services.

ZARNIE

Team Member

Zarnie has previously worked in the Childcare Sector for 5 years, and has held roles such as Co-ordinator and Assistant Director

Zarnie has also worked at QK Technologies for 2 years as a support officer and a trainer

Zarnie holds a Diploma of Children Services

ESTELLE

Team Member

Estelle has previously worked in the Childcare sector for 4 years and has held roles such as Group Leader and Assistant Coordinator. 

Estelle has also worked for Qikkids, with 2 years on the Support Team and 6 months facilitating CCS Webinars. 

Estelle holds a Diploma of School Aged Care and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. 

 

 

MELISSA

Team Member

Melissa has previously worked in the Childcare sector for 30 years and has held roles such as Room Leader, Director, Centre Support Manager and Administration Manager.
Melissa holds a Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood, Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Tamarin

Team Member

Tamarin has previously worked in the Childcare Sector for 5 years and has held roles such as Childcare Assistant, with her last role being an Administration/Finance Officer for a LDC.

Tamarin holds a Certificate III in School Support Services.

Kirsty

Team Member

Kirsty has previously working in the children service sector for 10 year and has held such roles as Lead Educator, OSHC administration, and Children service finance administrator. Kirsty’s last role was working as a QikKids support officer for a large not for profit organisation that had both LDC and OSHC services.

Kirsty hold a diploma in Children Services.

Kirsty J

Team Member

Kirsty has previously worked in the Child Care sector for 25 years and has held roles such as Lead Educator, Second in charge and Director.

Kirsty holds an Advanced Diploma of Children’s Services and a Certificate 4 in Frontline management.

Zinia

Team Member

Zinia has previously worked in the Childcare sector for the past 7 years and has held roles such as Lead Educator, Educational Leader and Assistant Centre Manager. 

Zinia holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care and a Certificate III in Business Administration.

Danielle

Team Member

Danielle has previously worked in the Childcare sector for the past 10 years and has held roles such as Lead Educator, Assistant Centre Manager and Centre Manager.

Danielle holds a Diploma Of Children Services- Early Childhood Education & Care.

Cassie

Team Member

Cassie has worked in the Early Learning Sector for just over 11 years. With experience and roles as senior educator, Assistant Centre Director, CD Mentor, Centre Director and Supporting Area Manager.

Cassie holds a Diploma in Children’s services.

Rhiannon

Team Member

Rhiannon has previously worked in the childcare sector for the past 7 years. Rhiannon’s previous role was working for a large not for profit organisation as one of the QikKids specialists.