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Child Care

Our Early Childhood Services team provide Child Care for:

  • very young children aged up to 3-and-a-half years old at Aragun Child Care Centre on Badu Island
  • school-aged children at the After School Care Centre on Hammond Island.

Our early childhood education programs work with families to develop age-appropriate educational programs in accordance with the Early Years Learning Framework: Being, Belonging, Becoming (Child Care) My Time and Our Place (School Age Care).

For a list of child care fees, see our Register of fees & charges

Child Care - Smile - Boy

Our skilled and experienced Early Childhood Educators

Our Early Childhood Educators get access to professional development, capacity building and in-house training.

Our employees can graduate with a Diploma Community Services - Children Services or a Certificate III Children Services.

The Early Childhood Services team has implemented Early Childhood Quality Improvement Plans across its programs and has successfully moved to a new Child Care facility on Badu.