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The Hugs and their helper friends

A helpful read from the Australian Childhood Foundation titled Hugs need some help. This free resource is for children still in lockdown, below is a snapshot of the story. It all started with us, the HUGS.   We met together to decide that people could share...

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Maiden Gully Early Years Hub – Hub Manager Vacancy

Hub Manager – vacancy New $7 million state of the art Maiden Gully Years HubHub Manager – excellence in Early Childhood EducationAttractive salary recognizing your skill, experience & drive We are seeking an innovative self-starter to be the foundation leader of...

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Does your child have autism? Free Workshops (4)

Understanding Behaviour Workshop for Parents Early Days is a series of FREE workshops for parents and other family members of young children (0-7 years) who are on the autism spectrum. They are also suitable for parents who feel their child may be on the spectrum but...

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Does your child have autism? Free Workshops (3)

Progression to School Workshop for Parents Early Days is a series of FREE workshops for parents and other family members of young children (0-7 years) who are on the autism spectrum. They are also suitable for parents who feel their child may be on the spectrum but...

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Does your child have autism? Free Workshops (2)

My Child and Autism Workshop for Parents Early Days is a series of FREE workshops for parents and other family members of young children (0-7 years) who are on the autism spectrum. They are also suitable for parents who feel their child may be on the spectrum but have...

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Does your child have autism? Free Workshops (1)

Encouraging Interaction: through play and social learning workshop for parents Early Days is a series of FREE workshops for parents and other family members of young children (0-7 years) who are on the autism spectrum. They are also suitable for parents who feel their...

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Maiden Gully Early Years Hub Progress

July 2020 Our Maiden Gully Early Years Hub is progressing quickly! Framing is now complete with the brick-work well underway. Our exciting new facility offers a unique approach to Early Years Education and Childcare. We will have on site 2 Maternal and Child Health...

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Life in Lockdown – Can you help us make history?

Goldfields libraries are looking to capture our communities experience of coronavirus, and life in lockdown to record this moment in history for future generations. Collating all of this into an online gallery, printed book and travelling exhibition. C In times to...

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Term 3 Update For Families

We have been receiving a high volume of queries regarding Shine Bright Kindergarten's reopening for Term 3. Please find below the latest update from our education team.

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Message for families from the Chief Health Officer

Thank you again for your support at this challenging time. As advised earlier this week, there has been an increase in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria, with an increase in the number of household contacts spreading the virus among extended...

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Play Learn Grow | Text Message Program

Play Learn Grow is a free text message program for parents and carers of two-year-old and three-year-old children in Victoria. It has been developed in collaboration. Click Here to learn more

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Fact Sheet For Families: School Readiness Funding

In an Australian-first, the Victorian Government is investing around $160 million over four years to provide School Readiness Funding. This is for kindergartens that deliver a funded kindergarten program for three-and four-year-old children. Read more below......

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Brotherhood of St Laurence – Saver Plus

Saver Plus is a matched savings and financial education program, offered locally by community organisations in every state and territory.   Saver Plus assists individuals and families on lower incomes to build assets and improve financial capability, and has supported...

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Aboriginal Jewelry Activity

Hello everyone, Welcome to Winter! Please find attached another activity for your use.  I attached are 2 different styles of activities.  Please feel free to use these within the service or, if some families are still learning remotely, send these home from Kerri...

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Maiden Gully Early Years Hub Progress

June 2020 Our Maiden Gully Early Years Hub is progressing, with the framing going up. Below is a gallery of recent photos taken from the site. Our exciting new facility offers a unique approach to Early Years Education and Childcare. We will have on site 2 Maternal...

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NAIDOC Week 2020 Postponed

The National NAIDOC Committee has decided to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020 (5 July - 12 July) in the interest of safety for communities. This decision was not taken lightly. Taking on-board the advice from the Federal Government, health experts, key partners and from...

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Positive Parenting Program

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program The Triple P online program is a free, evidence-based parenting resource to assist Victorian families to learn new ways to respond positively to parenting challenges and support their children during and after the coronavirus...

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COVID-19 Update for parents and guardians 25 May 2020

I would like to thank you for your ongoing support during these challenging times. Our Shine Bright Kindergartens continue to be open and our staff are welcoming more and more children back into kindergarten each week. We’d like to share with you some of the new...

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Parenting during change course

Isolation has been a difficult time for families to navigate and the step back into education and community will bring its own unique challenges for many parents and children alike. CSS are are hosting online Zoom parent groups to support families through this time....

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Lockington Kindergarten Scarecrow

What you get when you let children's imagination run wild Lockington Kindergarten had just finished reading the story of the Wonky Donkey. The Wonky donkey has three legs and this inspired the children to choose three legs for their cow scarecrow She needed to have...

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Communication for parents and staff

On Friday 8 May 2020 the National Cabinet will meet where the possibility of changes to current restrictions is likely to be discussed.  Also, the current Victorian ‘state of emergency’ expires on Monday 11 May.  We will update you on any announcement that is relevant...

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Maiden Gully Kindergarten Flyer

Our Maiden Gully Early Years Hub project is well underway, families who would like to learn more can do so by clicking on the link below to our Maiden Gully Early Years Hub web page, or download our flyer. Maiden Gully Early Years Hub Web Page Maiden Gully Early Years...

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