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Kangaroo Flat Open Day Booklet

Staff and children at Shine Bright - Kangaroo Flat Kindergarten worked together to create a booklet for families visiting for the Open Day Thursday 27 May 2021. Containing letters from the children, information about the service and helpful tips for families. It was a...

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Visit from Maree Edwards MP

Shine Bright EYM - Kangaroo Flat Kindergarten had a visit from Maree Edwards MP, to celebrate the Free Kinder initiative in Victoria. Almost 100,000 families across Victoria are benefiting from free kinder in 2021, helping thousands of families financially, and...

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The City of Greater Bendigo is running a series of free, online workshops from late March until June 2021 tailored specifically for rural residents who may have experienced significant impacts on their health and wellbeing due to a range of factors over the past few...

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Enrolments Opening Today

Hello LMPA will be going live today with the 2022 Kindergarten Enrolments. UPDATE: LMPA is currently experiencing issues with the Online Enrolment Document. Check back here for updates, we expect the issue to be resolved quickly.

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Communities for Children Employment Opportunity

Anglicare are currently recruiting for the role of Project Manager, Communities for Children Bendigo.  This is an exciting and dynamic role that provides an opportunity to lead collaborative, cross sector work aimed...

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Modelling Active Play

Developed by Echuca Regional Health and funded through the Campapspe Primary Care Parnership in response to the need to encourage adults to role model active play for their children. The guide below provides 12 sessions of fun adult and child friendly active play...

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Kangaroo Flat Kindergarten – Clean up Australia Day

Kangaroo Flat Kindergarten went on a community walk to pick up rubbish. The Kindergarten registered with Clean up Australia Day who sent gloves for every child and educator as well as rubbish bags. Teachers discussed how to keep safe while collecting rubbish before...

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Three Year Old Kinder is Coming!

Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is coming to City of Greater Bendigo and Swan Hill Rural City Council. Do you know a child who will be three in 2022? Every child deserves the opportunity to have the best start. That’s why funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten will be...

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Easter at Kunawaa

Kunawaa children had a wonderful time creating Easter Rabbit Ears and they created a wonderful Easter Collage too. These are just some of the great experiences the children at Kunawaa Kinder participate in.  On behalf of all the staff and children at Kunawaa we wish...

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Play in the Park 2021

A big thank you to all the families that came to say hello at the City of Greater Bendigo event Play in the Park. Despite the colder weather and the threat of rain, families clearly enjoyed themselves on the day, with lines at the gate prior to opening! Families who...

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E-Safety Early Years Program-Children under 5

More online safety advice and resources for young children and their families is being rolled out. Register to stay updated. Early childhood educators can visit Early Childhood Australia’s (ECA) Learning Hub to learn more about the e-Safety...

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Free Parent Workshops

Catholic Care Victoria deliver workshops that provide education, support and information to parents, carers and professionals. Workshops are available face to face or via Zoom and cover a range of topics relating to parenting and family relationships.

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Proud in Culture

The theme of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day 2021 (August 4) is 'Proud in culture, strong in spirit’, SNAICC has announced. The day is dedicated to helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children achieve strong spiritual and...

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St Patrick’s Day at Kunawaa

Shine Bright Kunawaa Kindergarten is embracing and discovering all the different cultures within their centre.  The service has families from Ireland, so the Educators and the children are learning all about St Patrick's day discovering all about St Patrick...

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VECTEA – voting process delay

The voting process for the proposed new VECTEA has been temporarily delayed.  The delay is due to a minor procedural matter which will require the Fair Work Commission to approve an updated list of employers who will be respondent to the new VECTEA.  We will update...

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Kinder Tick

The Victorian Government is making it easier for families to find approved kindergarten programs. For kinder you can count on, just look for the tick.

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Early Days FREE Autism workshops for Parents

Early Days is a series of FREE workshops for parents, grandparents, and families of young children (0-7 years) who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder or who are going through the assessment and diagnostic process. This initiative is funded by the Australian Government...

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Swan Hill North Grant Update!!!

In July 2020 Shine Bright EYM - Swan Hill North were ecstatic to receive a Junior Landcare Grant to create a Bush Tucker Garden. Funds of $1581 will create a Bush Tucker garden, providing an immersive activity, planned to continue on for future years through the...

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