Midlands Rural & Remote Childcare

We are responsible for three Child Care Services in the Northern Midlands, servicing Cressy, Perth and Avoca.

Find out more below.

General
Our Facilities

Our Facilities

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 Fridays

Parents are required to provide healthy lunches.

Contact

Child Care Director, Kate Lee

  • 0438 911 303 or childcaredirector@nmc.tas.gov.au
  • Midlands Rural and Remote Van: 0407 106 268
  • Perth Child Care Centre: (03) 6397 7330
Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

Child Care Service Philosophy

This childcare service was established to provide access to child care for Rural and Remote Families within the Northern Midlands Municipality. Below are listed the aims and objectives of the Child Care Service.

1. Programs offer Highest Quality Care, reflect cultural diversity and Anti Bias Philosophies and allow for individual differences.

2. Children’s Developmental needs will be met through programming which reflects the Early Years Learning Framework.

3. The differing needs of children from the various rural and remote areas will be recognised and acknowledged through a program which offers flexibility.

4. The programs offered will be age appropriate for the variety of aged children in care.

5. The service will remain affordable and accessible to as many families as possible.

6. The service will cater to the special needs children within the service areas, pending that extra funding for support workers is available.

7. Quality care will be supported by highly qualified and trained staff, including those individuals within each community who posses an interest in quality care for children, complying with the National Quality Framework working towards meeting an exceeding level..

8. The service will prepare children for schooling within their community area.

9. A major focus of the program will be to develop positive self esteem, independence, and individual responsibility.

Midlands Kids Club

Midlands Kids Club

Hours of Operation - 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday

Cancellation Rates - 75% of full fee is payable for all absences when notification is given BEFORE 8am on the morning of attendance. Please refer to the Fees and Charges below. CCB is claimed for up to 30 allowable absences per year. Additional absences allowed due to sickness where Doctors Certificate id provided. Full fee is payable if no notification is given. Please ensure you CRN deatils are provided upon enrolment so Child Care Benefit can be paid to you either as a lump sum payment or as a reduction to your Child Care Fees.

Fee Structure and Enrolment

Please view attached link for all fees and charges.

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.

Also check out our Youth section.

Avoca

Avoca

If you have any queries please contact our Child Care Director, Kate Lee on 0438 911 303 or childcaredirector@nmc.tas.gov.au

Policies & Guidelines
Cressy

Cressy

If you have any queries please contact our Child Care Director, Kate Lee on 0438 911 303 or childcaredirector@nmc.tas.gov.au

Policies & Guidelines
Perth

Perth

If you have any queries please contact our Child Care Director, Kate Lee on 0438 911 303 or childcaredirector@nmc.tas.gov.au

Policies & Guidelines
Vacation Care

Vacation Care

The program is based at the Perth Child Care Centre and is run by the Midlands Rural & Remote Child Care Service.

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

If you have any queries please contact our Child Care Director, Kate Lee on 0438 911 303 or childcaredirector@nmc.tas.gov.au

Program

To view our current program please click on the below link:

Vacation Care Program

Enrolment Form

To view our enrolment form please click on the below link:

Vacation Care Enrolment Form