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.

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Small grants available for Children's Week activities

Small grants of up to $1000 are available for eligible organisations to run events and activities during 2023 Children’s Week (21 to 29 October).

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Volunteers wanted for Baby Village playgroups

We need volunteers to help establish Baby Village playgroups around our state.

This great new way to play focuses on babies and/or children who aren't yet moving around independently.

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Playgroup support now available online

Playgroup leaders can now access easy-to-use resources and training online at the Playgroup Tasmania Resource Hub.

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Playgroup Tasmania Resource Hub

In the online resource hub, you’ll find information, tips and resources on a wide range of topics including two interactive modules on how to make your playgroup inclusive and ensuring your playgroup is child safe.

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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.

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Safe spaces for all at playgroup: “I feel safe when …

As the saying goes, 'you can't be what you can't see' and it is our aim for all families to know that they have a right to feel safe at all times.

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Tasmania's B4 Early Years Coalition

B4 works to bring businesses, government and community together to give all Tasmanian children the best start in life.

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Playgroup partnership with ABC TV’s heart-warming series, Old People’s Home for 4-year-olds

“While Grandparents add to children’s lives, children add to their grandparents lives too. Many older people say that keeping up with their grandchildren keeps them young.”

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Run to playgroup and join the circus!

PALS playgroups are designed to support children with and without disability to play and learn together.

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First ever Tasmanian Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy launched

"My son is shy around other loud children in his face, at these groups he was able to watch other kids and understand how to play along side them without seeming uncomfortable."

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"It's helpful seeing that kids do things at all different stages and each baby is different, so you don’t compare."