FedUni Childrens Centres

Information for our families

Federation Children's Centre families are encouraged to be involved in the centre. Through family involvement children develop a sense of continuity and community between home and the centre.

Information Book

Our families information book has been compiled to inform the conditions under which Federation Children’s Centres operate. It is important that you read and keep it for future reference. The Federation Children’s Centre Information Book is updated as necessary. If you have any questions about the information, please discuss these with the Federation Children’s Centre Coordinator/Deputy Coordinator.

Download the Family Information book

Commitment to child safety

Federation Children’s Centres are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We understand our responsibilities and statutory duty of care to comply with both the Victorian Child Safe Standards and the Reportable Conduct Scheme to build our capacity as an organisation to prevent and respond to allegations of child abuse.

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Links and resources

Our staff are always available for assistance and advice on childcare and early learning. Below are a number of online resources for parents that may be also be useful.

  • Child Care Finder – An Australian Government website where you can find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care, amongst other helpful information.
  • ACECQA.gov.au – The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) is a national entity which will oversee important changes to early childhood education and care and school age care in Australia.
  • Child Care Subsidy - Many families are entitled to Child Care Subsidy available through the Australian Government to provide assistance to help with the cost of child care.
  • Early Years Learning Framework - The Early Years Learning Framework describes the principles, practice and outcomes essential to support and enhance young children’s learning from birth to five years of age, as well as their transition to school.

Contact us

Mt Helen Campus, K Building
North Terrace, Mt Helen, Ballarat
Phone: (03) 5327 9456

SMB Campus (City), X Building
Lydiard Street, Ballarat
Phone: (03) 5327 8183

Gippsland Campus, Gippsland Enterprise Centre, Churchill
Phone: (03) 5122 6227

Email: childrenscentres@federation.edu.au

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