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Tell us where you need childcare and we will present you with a personalised list of childcare providers in your area. Choose from a short list of suitable daycare centres, long-daycare centres, preschools and kindergartens.
Let us help you find convenient childcare within the Emerald City. Drop your child at a warm and caring childcare centre in your area or along your daily commute to work.
Find childcare close to home in the arts and music capital, anywhere from the CBD to Melbourne's fast expanding outer suburbs.
With us, finding childcare is a breeze across the suburbs of Brizzie. You will find some of the best resourced childcare centres in the country around here, so you will have plenty of choice amongst our recommendations.
There are many childcare options in our city of churches, however, finding the right availability can be a challenge. Let us save you time with suggestions of wonderful local childcare.
Australia's capital city is packed with professional workers who need flexible childcare options, even politicians. We match your childcare needs with your area's best childcare providers.
With one of Australia's fastest growing populations, the capital of the west has seen plenty of change in daycare needs. We help to narrow down your options to childcare centres that will best accommodate your little one.
The gold coast is booming again, so finding childcare vacancies along Australia's most famous coast to match your needs can be challenging. We save you time by finding suitable childcare that matches the days you need.
Find suitable childcare options along the population growth corridor north of Sydney. From Gosford to Terrigal and Avoca, we have you covered and can help you find childcare close to home or work.
There has been a big change in childcare providers over the last few years, initially along the coast from Caloundra to Noosa but now spreading west into the hinterland and north of Brisbane. Let your fingers do the walking.
Australian childcare news
We bring you the latest childcare developments to help you understand this complex and nuanced industry. We cover a wide range of topics, from the rising costs of childcare to at what age out-of-home childcare should start, parental advice, family tax and childcare subsidies.
A push to raise the school starting age to 6 sounds like good news for parents, but there’s a catch
Written by Amanda Niland, University of Sydney and Marianne Fenech, University of Sydney The decision about whether to send a child to school “early” or “hold them back” can be a tortuous one for families who have a child born in the first half of the year. So a recent New South Wales propos...
Give the gift of presence and love during the holidays
Family traditions and being present provide children with trusted, safe, secure, loving experiences and relationships that are important for their healthy development and future self. (Shutterstock) Nikki Martyn, University of Guelph-Humber The holidays are a time for family, connection and love. Fa...
Why we feel like Christmas comes around more quickly each year
How can it be December already.Luis Molinero/Shutterstock Written by Ruth Ogden, Liverpool John Moores University Think back to your childhood. December was the longest of months. It might have been filled with rehearsing school nativity performances, writing up your wishlist and savouring the morni...
3 ways app developers keep kids glued to the screen – and what to do about it
Shutterstock Written by Sumudu Mallawaarachchi, Deakin University and Sharon Horwood, Deakin University From learning numbers to learning how to brush your teeth, it seems there’s a kids’ app for everything. Recent US statistics indicate more than half of toddlers and three-quarters of preschool...
Real dirt, no fake grass and low traffic – what to look for when choosing a childcare centre
Jelleke Vanooteghem/Unsplash Written by Anne-Marie Morrissey, Deakin University and Deborah Moore, Monash University Choosing a childcare centre for your child can be a challenging process. To start with, choices may be limited if there are not many childcare centres in the area where you live or wo...
Baby sling safety is under the spotlight – a 5-point checklist can keep infants safe
Shutterstock Written by Jeanine Young, University of the Sunshine Coast Carrying babies in a soft fabric sling or carrier close to their parent or caregiver has been practised throughout the world for centuries. However, the recent inquest into the death of a three-week old baby boy in New South Wal...
Compare childcare in your state
Childcare comes in all shapes and sizes to suit family needs across Australia. Every state and territory has its own unique blend and mix of long day care, family day care, preschool/kindergarten and out of school hours services. One key item unites them all; world class education and care standards. We have one of the most regulated childcare educational systems in the world and our children are the beneficiaries. Hear hear!
Compare daycare, long-daycare, preschool and kindergarten options in your state.