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Hospital: (03) 5368 1100
GP Clinic: (03) 5366 7999 // Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 8.00pm // Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm

We provide high quality and loving care in an environment that promotes learning

The Ballan Childcare Centre offers your child a warm and loving, educationally rich, close to home environment, located at 88a Simpson Street, Ballan.

The Centre’s educational curriculum is Reggio Emilia inspired. This means that we view each child as a capable, active and confident learner and believe our role as educators is to work with your child’s natural curiosity and desire for self-expression as they explore the world.

Our meals are cooked in the Ballan District Health & Care kitchen and have a focus on locally sourced ingredients. Our menu is overseen by a dietician, ensuring our children have access to over 50% of their daily nutritional requirements.

Learning groups

  • Babies Room (4 months to 2 years)
  • Toddlers Room (2 to 3 years)
  • Pre-Kinder Room (3 to 4 years)
  • Kinder Room (4 to 5 years)

About our educators

  • Highly experienced with nationally recognised qualifications
  • Regular National Police & Working with Children checks
  • Trained in First Aid, Anaphylaxis & Emergency Asthma Management, Child Protection and Hand Hygiene.

Flu Vaccination Fact Sheet

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Small Green Steps

We are committed to playing our small part in protecting the planet and caring for the environment for the sake of future generations. We are also determined to take an active role in caring for our environment and contribute to a sustainable future.

To meet both these objectives and to help us on our sustainability journey, we have enrolled in Small Green Steps – a 40 step online environmental program that has been specifically developed for childcare services.

We also seek your support and ask you to join us on our sustainability journey by embracing the waste management principles, energy efficiency practices and other sustainability initiatives that we introduce along the way, to ensure that your children have a consistent experience at home.

2018 Fees

Full Daily Rate
(Families paying in advance or using Bill Buddy)

$107.00

Full Daily Rate
(Families paying in arrears)

$117.00

Short day fee
(7.00am to 4.00pm)

$97.00

Full Week
(in advance)

$510.00

Full Week
(in arrears)

$550.00

Casual Daily Rate
(provided vacancies available)

$120.00

Half day (am)
(includes breakfast, morning tea and lunch)

$67.00

Half Day (pm)
(includes afternoon tea)

$62.00

Hourly rate
(before and after kinder sessions only)

$22.00 per hr

More Information

Our close to home services cater for every member of the family with warmth and kindness. If you would like to know more, please call the Ballan Childcare Centre Manager on 5368 1811.

Keeping in contact

Parent resources

Starting Blocks resources for families

Starting Blocks, ACECQA’s family focused website, is updated regularly with information, factsheets and infographics for families and educators.

The Tips for Parents page on the website features a handy quick link to the newly updated factsheets, which are now available as easily accessible webpages and printable PDFs. 

The factsheets include information about the National Quality Frameworkbuilding strong links between home and education and care servicesillnessnutrition and more.

Visit Starting Blocks to view the range of factsheets and share with your networks.