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Learning from home
Many schools across Victoria have now reopened, however the message from the Victorian Government is clear – if students can stay home, they must stay home. This can provide new possibilities and struggles for parents navigating learning from home.
Parent Place is a safe and inclusive environment where you can relax, change and feed your baby, have a cup of tea or coffee and let your children explore our play space. All are welcome. Our friendly team can provide you with general support and a range of information on services for families with young children, including: Childcare Kindergarten Playgroups Family Day Care Immunisation Maternal and Child Health ...
Maternal and Child Health
Maternal and Child Health and Immunisation services are continuing during the current COVID-19 response period. Please note: The childhood immunisation clinic has been relocated from Sebastopol Library to Bonshaw Early Learning Centre. As a protective measure, City of Ballarat Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Immunisation programs have been modified to ensure the ongoing good health of community and our staff. ...
A playgroup is a group of parents, carers and their children aged five and under, who meet to play, socialise and have fun.
Family Day Care
Family Day Care is a popular alternative to centre-based care. It offers low educator to child ratios in a home-based environment, where siblings can be cared for together. This is home-based care, with a ratio of one early childhood educator to four pre-school aged children, with up to seven children in total. It offers family care (i.e siblings are cared for together), and care for school-aged children until the end of primary school and bey...
Occasional Child Care
Occasional Child Care offers a minimum 2 hours care or up to a full day/week. Bookings are available on the day or up to three weeks in advance. Occasional Child Care is available at the Girrabanya Integrated Children's Centre, benefits of the flexible booking system support parents to meet family needs such as taking a break from the demands of parenting, studying, shopping, keeping appointments, recreation, part-time / casual work hours...
Victoria Park is a large recreational area and one of Ballarat's most significant parks. On 23 May 1890 citizens helped plant more than 3000 trees to celebrate Victoria's first Arbor Day.
Child Care Centres
Please note: Wendouree Children’s Centre, Girrabanya Children’s Centre and Family Day Care are still operating. The City of Ballarat is prioritising childcare for essential service workers. Centre-based childcare is available for children up to school age, with family day care (offering low educator to child ratios in a home-based environment) available for children aged up to 12. For further information: Email: childcare@ballarat....
Almost 15 years ago, the Brown Hill Progress Association rallied to save the Brown Hill Pool from closure. Today, the dedicated community group continues to manage this outdoor City of Ballarat aquatic facility to ensure the community can get together to make a splash each summer.