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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.
Baby sling safety is under the spotlight – a 5-point checklist can keep infants safe
Shutterstock 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 Wales has high...
Parents and screen time: are you a ‘contract maker’ or an ‘access denier’ with your child?
Annie Spratt/Erik Eastman (Unsplash), CC BY-SA Written by Xinyu (Andy) Zhao, Deakin University and Sarah Healy, The University of Melbourne Screen time was a battle for parents before COVID and it continues to be a battle, long after lockdowns have ended. The Royal Children’s Hospital March 2021 c...
COVID changed drop-off and pick ups – but parents can still have a strong relationship with their child’s educators
Written by Katherine Bussey, Deakin University; Deborah Moore, Monash University; Natalie Robertson, Deakin University, and Shelli Giosis, Deakin University One of the most obvious changes COVID has made to early childhood education in Australia has been around drop-offs and pick-ups. Pre-pandemic, ...
5 tips for building kids’ resilience after bumps, scrapes and other minor injuries
Shutterstock Written by Sarah Wallwork, University of South Australia Bang! A child trips and grazes their knee. Your toddler bumps his head on the table. Your niece stubs her toe. The tears flood in. Do you: (a) tell them to “brush-it-off”, (b) make a fuss and laboriously check for grazes, or (...
COVID vaccines for children under 5 are almost here. Here’s what parents need to know
Shutterstock Written by Daryl Cheng, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Margie Danchin, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute COVID vaccines for children as young as six months look set to be available in the coming months, now the Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved the...
More diversity can help solve twin problems of early childhood staff shortages and families missing out
Shutterstock Authors: Marilyn Campbell, Queensland University of Technology and Yan Qi, Queensland University of Technology Early childhood education and care is facing serious staff shortages in Australia. Thursday’s announcements by the New South Wales and Victorian governments that they will pr...
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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!
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