It was a calculated leap of faith for Smithfield Property Group to turn its attention to the childcare sector. And two years down the track the move from suburban residential projects to childcare centre development is paying big dividends.
- Lizzards Preschool & Long Day CareHawkesbury Heights, NSW (2777)
- Shooting Stars Early Learning for Life Childcare CentreCranbourne North, VIC (3977)
- The Hangout Outside Of School Hours Care - YappingTapping, WA (6065)
- Boombalee KidzWollongong, NSW (2500)
- Pitt St KindyNorth Nowra, NSW (2541)
- Poka Dot Kids Early Learning Centre WollongongWollongong, NSW (2500)
- Surfside KidzSurfside, NSW (2536)
- Rainbows Early Learning CentreSingleton, NSW (2330)
- Giggles Day Care CentreCooloongup, WA (6168)
- Alexandria Early Education Pty LtdAlexandria, NSW (2015)
- Mary Street Childcare CentreBlacktown, NSW (2148)
- Happy Faces Child Care Centre and KindergartenMill Park, VIC (3082)
- Reach for the Stars Early Learning Centres Pty LtdAlexandria, NSW (2015)
- Oz Education AlexandriaAlexandria, NSW (2015)
- Kidikingdom Child Care - SpringfieldSpringfield, QLD (4300)
- Strawberry Fields Cottage Child Care Centre KanwalKanwal, NSW (2259)
- MiniMi Academy AuburnAuburn, NSW (2144)
- Aurora Early Education RowvilleRowville, VIC (3178)
- Barefoot Early ChildhoodDayboro, QLD (4521)
- Kidikingdom Child Care - HillcrestHillcrest, QLD (4118)
- Springfield Child Care and Early Education CentreSpringfield, QLD (4300)
- Karana Early Education CentreKarana Downs, QLD (4306)
- Capalaba Child Care and Early Education CentreCapalaba, QLD (4157)
- Bumble Bees Early Learning Centre Pty Ltd - HornsbyHornsby, NSW (2077)
- Parkside Early Learning CentreGympie, QLD (4570)
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Latest Childcare News
Reports from childcare workers over potential child abuse have increased more than 20 per as carers embrace Mason's Law even before it is officially enforced from July 1.
Almost 500 Queensland childcare services were found to have been operating in breach of the law or relevant regulations last year.
The Chinese billionaire owner of the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas has sealed a $85 million deal to acquire Sparrow Early Learning, the operator of 24 centres across Queensland and Victoria.
The Federal Government is urging the New South Wales Government to do more to make the state's childcare centres compliant with the latest national standards introduced four years ago.
Former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Stanley has urged the Federal Government to change its proposed child care package to better support Indigenous children. The University of Western Australia academic is worried the decision to move services into the mainstream funding system from 2018 will hurt vulnerable children.
Two men have been charged with fraud and another two have been questioned in a multi-million-dollar Australian Federal Police fraud investigation that has exposed gaping holes in Australia's childcare system.
Families battling to find childcare spots in inner-city Sydney will soon see some welcome relief, with four new childcare centres to open their doors by the end of the year. The City of Sydney has announced centres being built in Alexandria, Darlinghurst, Annandale and Green Square will be open by the end of the year, creating 294 new places.
Four of Queensland's largest childcare providers are still accepting unvaccinated children, despite a new law allowing centres to exclude them.
Families are facing waits of up to two years to get child care in some Perth suburbs and one in three of the city’s long daycare centres is booked out.