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Give your child a brilliant start with our licensed childcare service.  Our Diploma qualified Childcare Coordinator & Certified 3 staff are all First Aid trained.  All childcare staff and volunteers have a current Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Childcare sessions are packed with fun activities and are run during school terms. If you are taking classes at the community house, want a child-free break or undertaking study, come and talk to us about your needs.

We are a child-safe organisation. If you see something, say something? We offer a splendid opportunity for caregivers and children to interact in our happy and safe environment.

We offer occasional Childcare & Playgroup. You can also rent out space for Party Room Hire (conditions apply) Please see below for more information.

What is the difference between Childcare and Playgroup?


Our Casual Occasional Childcare session must be booked and a minimum of 24 hours. It requires notice. 

We charge fees per child per session and daily and vary depending on the duration of the childcare session- 3 or 5 hours. Families can book for either session and must pay for the entire session chosen.

Please refer to the Childcare Fees and Bookings Policy for details.

Before leaving your child for the first time please contact the Childcare Coordinator to organise an orientation visit to discuss your child’s needs including any medical conditions, allergies or behavioral issues.

Playgroups offer a splendid opportunity for caregivers to meet other local families. Playgroups are friendly, social, and welcoming.

Playgroups are when the caregivers stay with the child and are run and paid termly. We have a Parent run Playgroup for Babies (6-12 months) and groups that are facilitated by an Early Childhood Educator. BYO healthy snacks.

Party Room Hire

We have a sizeable room suitable as a party venue for your  Preschool-aged child available on Saturday & Sunday afternoons from 12.30 – 4.30 pm (max.15 children).

Included in your booking is:

  • Using the childcare room and outdoor playground
  • using the toys in the shed
  • insurance
  • using our tea and coffee making facilities


Access to our fully equipped Kitchen for party food preparation, (including oven and refrigerator for all those party pies or ice-cream cakes) is included.

Please contact the Office for more information and pricing.

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