Families and Children

There are a number of services available in the Northern Midlands municipality for children, youth and families.

General Information

Further useful information about other community services is available here.

For a detailed list of Playgrounds and BBQ Facilities please follow this link.

Looking for a local playgroup, sporting club or other family related community service, then the Service Directory for Families in the Northern Midlands may be of assistance.

NMC Child Care Services

The Northern Midlands Council is responsible for three Child Care Services in the municipal area. Please view the links below for further information on each service.

Midlands Rural & Remote Child Care Services Mobile Service
Covers: Avoca (Monday) and Cressy (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)
Phone: 0438 911 303

Perth Child Care
Fairtlough Street
Perth, 7300
Phone: (03) 6397 7330

Midlands Kids Club (before and after school care, and vacation care programs)
Mobile: 0438 911 303

Northern Midlands Toy Library
Based at the Perth Child Care Centre



Child Care Director, Kate Lee Mobile: 0438 911 303 E-mail: childcaredirector@nmc.tas.gov.au Rural and Remote Van Mobile: 0407 106 268

Perth Child Care Centre Ph: (03) 6397 7330

​Vacation Care

Vacation Care

To ensure your child/ren are enrolled in the vacation care program this form must be filled in, signed and returned to the Perth Child Care Centre.

Booking Sheet and Permission Form

​Other Service Providers

Other Service Providers

For other child care services in the north please contact the Northern Childrens Network on (03) 6341 1555 or visit their website.