A regular meeting of parents and carers with their children aged birth to 5, aimed at fostering the bonds essential for child development, parental confidence, community cohesion, and a smooth transition to school. There are volunteer-led, organisation-based, specialist, and facilitated playgroups supported by Play Matters.
Facilitated playgroup sessions with an explicit focus on babies aged from birth to 12 months old, proudly supported by the Queensland Government.
Targeted support for children who present with a range of developmental delays and disabilities, including children who are suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
A limited time offering delivered outside of normal activities or programs. This includes pop-ups, showcases and community events.
Programs that build children’s social and emotional skills as they transition to formal schooling.
A formal learning opportunity for professionals in the early childhood, education, and allied health sectors.
Programs with a more targeted focus on parent/carer support including, but not limited to, peer support and capacity building.
Evidence-based music therapy intervention for children and families, delivered by Registered Music Therapists.
Groups where the young and the young at heart come together to build relationships through play. These sessions take place in an aged care facility, or in a community setting, such as a grandparent's playgroup.