For families with children from Birth until Prep entry age we offer high quality extended daycare at multiple sites throughout Queensland. Our Long Day Care centres open 5 days a week and some services offer embedded Kindergarten programs.
Lady Gowrie Barcaldine Early Years Service
Lady Gowrie Blackall Early Years Service
Lady Gowrie Love Street Child Centre
Lady Gowrie Warry Street Child Centre
Lady Gowrie Quarry Street Child Centre
Lady Gowrie Barrier Reef Child Centre
Lady Gowrie Dysart Child Centre and Community Space
Lady Gowrie Tambo Child Centre
Lady Gowrie Thursday Island Child Centre
Lady Gowrie Kennedy Place Child Centre
A waiting list application is to be completed for children wishing to be placed on the Long Day Care waiting list. This form is available for collection at the Service or electronically by clicking on the link below. The submission of this form does not guarantee a place at the Service.
Placements of children in Lady Gowrie Childcare Centres and Community Kindergartens is undertaken using the guidelines of the Australian Government, Department of Education. Information regarding Priority for allocating places is available at this website.
Please complete our online Waiting List Application and your information will be sent to email@example.com
Online Waiting List Form
Choosing the right childcare or Long Day Care centre can be an exciting and overwhelming time for you and your child. It is important to assess the type of care that would best suit your child and family. Once you have chosen the type of care it is important to visit the service to meet the staff and see the environments to ensure it will provide the best outcomes for you child.
For more information on choosing the right Long Day Care or Childcare Centre, please visit the Starting Blocks website
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Child Care Subsidy (CCS) changed on 10 July 2023. Most families using child care, including Long Day Care can now get more subsidy. Read more about what you need to know from July.
There are also changes to the CCS activity test for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
The Australian Government’s childcare package provides more support for more families, especially those requiring Long Day Care and is targeted at those who need it most. Now fully implemented, it represents a significant to the early learning and care system.
For more information visit: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/child-care-subsidy
A program for the child and primary carer, both toddler and parent attend this group together. The program is offered for one 2 hour session per week from 9.30 to 11.30am every Monday or Friday.
This program is located at Love Street Child Centre, please contact (07) 3257 7949 for more information
OUR SERVICE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING REFURBISHMENT. THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE AND WILL BE REVIEWED IN JULY 2024.
Designed as a program to introduce children to an educational setting. Children attend this group for one 3 hour session per week from 9.00am to 12 noon Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
We are a not for-profit organisation providing high quality childcare and Kindergarten programs, with a strong heritage in early childhood education in Queensland and Australia.
The Brisbane Lady Gowrie Childcare Centre was established in 1940 as a demonstration centre for excellence in early childhood education and care. We continue to be Qld’s leading provider of Community Kindergarten and Long Day Care services and uphold the highest standards in childcare.
Lady Gowrie QLD acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which our Kindergarten and childcare services are placed, and pay our respects to the elders, past and present, who have raised children, taught them about the world around them and bestowed on them the gift of culture and language.
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