Family & Community Resources
Curriculum and Learning Frameworks
Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline
Belonging, Being & Becoming - The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia - Information for families
Education and Care Services National Regulations
Guide to the National Quality Framework
Health and well being
National Immunisation Program Schedule Queensland
Time Out Poster (for infectious conditions) issued by Queensland Health
Get Up and Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood
Be You: supporting children’s and young people’s mental health in early learning services and schools, from early years to 18.
Staying healthy: preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education
Australian Government: National Health and Medical Research Council
Let's Get Moving: physical development
Guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years.
Support, counselling and parent education
https://parentline.com.au/ or telephone 1300 301 300
https://www.relationships.org.au/ or telephone 1300 364 277
Crisis support. Suicide prevention
https://www.lifeline.org.au/ or telephone 13 11 14
The Australian Parenting Website (supported by the Australian Government)
Domestic Violence Helpline and Support
or telephone 1800 811 811
Code of Ethics: Early Childhood Australia
National Association for Prevention of Child abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)
Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Family Child Connect (supported by the Queensland Government)
Australia’s leading child protection organisation
Daniel Morecombe Foundation
Providing education of all children about their personal safety.
Ngurambangga Yanhanha - Walking on Country
Including Aboriginal Australia
Indigenous culture: It’s everybody’s business
GOMA - check out the holiday activities for children.
State Library of Queensland
There is an area called ‘The Corner’ which is specifically designed for young children. They have activities most days and good quality holiday activities.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra concerts for young children.
Music groups in the Brisbane area based on Kodaly principles.
Natural Environment and Sustainability
The Mt Gravatt Environment Group
We are part of the koala corridor which runs through the national park and beyond. There are reasons why this is threatened. Click here for details.
Queensland Early Childhood Sustainability Network
The kindergarten joins with this organisation to promote sustainability and love of the environment.
Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Foundation
Pleasurable food education teaches Australian children positive food habits through fun, hands-on learning.
We have a wonderful playgroup at Mt Gravatt Community Kindergarten for children who are due to start kindy in the following year, but if your child is younger, you may want to look at other fine playgroups in the area.
Ideas, activities and resources for play based learning in the early years.
Krista Adams, Councillor for Holland Park