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Gowrie NSW Vacation Care offers an action-packed program of hands-on creativity, exploration, investigation, and fun! From art & drama to science &...

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We are diverse and inclusive in how we work

Each centre is unique and draws on the strengths of the community. The traditional owners of the land are acknowledged as original custodians and...

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Our practice is grounded in evidence and research

We draw on a range of pedagogical and a child development theory research and approaches to inform curriculum and day to day practice with children. Our...

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We aim to be leaders in everything we do

In each Centre, philosophy guides decision making and articulates the ‘why’ in our practice. Our Centre Directors are leaders and coaches of their...

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Early Education
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Outside School
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Professional Learning Calendar


Gowrie NSW – Celebrating 75 years with history book

“Every thinking person must realise that when this bitter strife is over, we must build a better world, and it’s only through children that this can be done.” Lady Zara Gowrie, 1941. Last year marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Lady Gowrie Child Centres in 1940 by Lady Zara Gowrie, the wife...

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Gowrie NSW Outside School Hours Care Winter 2017 Vacation Care Programs

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Upcoming events


Indigenous Voices (Erskineville)

09:00AM to 03:00PM

1 Elliott Ave, Erskineville NSW 2043, Australia


Webinar - Schemas and play with infants and toddlers

06:00PM to 07:30PM

This is an online webinar


Meaningful Observations: Notice Recognise Respond (Wollongong)

09:00AM to 03:00PM

The Woolshed 601 Princes Hwy, Yallah NSW 2530, Australia


Two Part Webinar - Embedding science and technology in your program

06:00PM to 07:30PM

This is an online webinar

Our children are our greatest hope... every thinking person must realise that when this bitter strife is over we must build up a better world, and it is only through the children that this can be done.

- Lady Zara Gowrie


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