Family Corner

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EarlyWorks is a comprehensive early childhood programming, documentation, portfolio and family communication system. EarlyWorks assists services to achieve highly detailed, personalised programs in a streamlined manner so that educators are able to spend more uninterrupted quality time with each and every child.

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Access important Daily Communications about your child’s day including sleep, meals, toileting etc.

View and share your child’s learning observations and images at anytime, anywhere.

View our detailed Programs and take part in our Home Activities.

Detailed Calender to see what we are up to everyday, as well as Events and Families Meetings. 

Easy access to view and sign forms such as Excursion, Medication and Incident Forms. 

Contribute information and provide feedback relevant to your child and family.

Access to Service Documents such Parent Policies and Procedures, Event Posters, Letters etc.

FREE access to multiple family members including carers and other support professionals.

Native Earlyworks App, which can be downloaded on any Mobile Device.

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Family Participation

We value and pride ourselves on our partnership with families. We believe families are children’s first teachers and therefore we embrace parents, guardians and family involvement within our Service. Participation by parents, guardians and the whole family conveys a positive impression to children and allows them to feel supported and promotes a sense of belonging.

Working Together

Families are encouraged to schedule appointments with their Educators and Management to discuss any suggestions or observations. This may include evaluating your child’s progress and development, raising concerns, setting new goals, and so on.

Families can also come in for support and help in the wider sense, where if your family circumstances have changed. We can help link you with other services if we are not able to assist ourselves.

Child Care Subsidy

Is a regular payment that assists most families with the costs of child care. The Child Care Subsidy is paid directly to My Planet and then the centre charges families a fee reduction (Gap fee).

Please note that depending on your Child Care Subsidy, fees will differ per family.

In exceptional circumstances families can receive more support than the standard entitlement. So it is important that families keep Centrelink informed about any change of family circumstances

We ask that you have your CSS setup before enrolling, so we can give you a proper estimate.

To be eligible for Child Care Subsidy, one or both parents or principal carers must be Australian residents as defined under the Social Security Act 1991, or be eligible non-residents.