Playgroup Tasmania acknowledges that we live, work and play on Aboriginal land, land of the palawa/pakana people of lutruwita (Tasmania). We pay our respects to the Tasmanian Aboriginal community, to elders past and present and to all those who continue caring for country, sharing stories and upholding rights.

Early Years the key focus of child and youth wellbeing

Wednesday 17 March, 2021

We welcome more and more attention on the early years. Do not forget the parents' role as their children's first teacher - our parents need more support to do this, not this role taken away and given to childcare workers and teachers.
- Playgroup Tasmania Family Voice Survey March 2021

Playgroup Tasmania brought Member voices to the forefront of its recent submission to the State Government’s Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy discussion paper.

In this submission we urged the Government to implement a coordinated first 1000 days child and family wellbeing playgroup program.

This recommendation is based on our core belief that all Tasmanian children and their families should be able to access the right service, at the right time, at the right place.

The submission reflects our consultation with more than 150 families at playgroups from King Island, the East Coast, inner city Hobart and everywhere between. We heard real stories about the lived experience of being a caregiver and bringing up children in Tasmania.

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Playgroup Tasmania Annual Report 2022

This year's Annual Report highlights how Playgroup Tasmania playgroups are connecting, supporting and flourishing Tasmanian families throughout the state.

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2022 Children's Week Activity Guide

This year's Guide is bursting at the seams with an incredible range of free activities

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Would you like to volunteer as a Playgroup Tasmania Board member?

Nominations close 5pm, Monday 10 October 2022.