Useful Links

My child website is Australian Government’s online childcare portal where you will find information on different types of childcare and how to get assistance with the cost of childcare.

The Saint John of God Hospital in Bendigo provides caregivers specialise in caring for children and are committed to providing individual care and attention.

The Bendigo Primary Care Centre provides multi-professional primary health care services. The General Paediatrician is Dr Tennakoon, who offers a wide variety of paediatric experience and expertise.

Goldfields libraries provide story time activities in the Bendigo area.  This includes stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for 3-5 year olds each week of the school term.

The Bendigo East Swimming pool has 3 pools, one for toddlers and another that is suitable for 4-6 year olds. The pool also offers swimming lessons all year round.

The Discovery Science & Technology Centre offers interactive exhibits, such as the Vertical Slide, the Bendigo Planetarium, and experiments in The Lab for the young scientist under eight.

The Child Friendly City is a child and family service. On their website you will find a large number of great ideas including outdoor activities for kids.

The Department of Education and Training offers learning and development support. Services and resources include information on current programmes, policies, statistics and the latest childcare reforms.

The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority provides a program that sets levels of safety and quality to benefit all children and their families who use approved education and care services.

The Australian Government’s Department of Human Services delivers useful social and health-related payments and services.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is now in Bendigo, helping local children in our community to develop a lifetime love of reading.

The Raising Children website is a reliable and scientifically validated information and resources to support parents in the day-to-day work of raising children and looking after their own needs.

The Bendigo Hospital Project is the largest regional hospital development in Victoria. It will deliver a world class regional hospital which will incorporate the latest design and technology solutions, in a tranquil and caring environment.

Bendigo Health is a high quality regional health service that provides health care across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers.

SunSmart works with early childhood services, primary and secondary schools, workplaces, health professionals, local government and sporting clubs and other organisations to promote a healthy approach to UV exposure.

At St Luke’s Anglicare, a division of Anglicare Victoria, they support children, young people, adults and families impacted by disadvantage, to make positive change.

Practical Outcomes is an  committed to supporting organisations to provide the highest level of care, education and health services to young children and their families.