Useful Links

Network

Network is dedicated to the advocacy, promotion, resourcing and development of play, recreation and leisure activities for 5-14 year olds. This website provides you with information about all things OOSH.

Department of Education

Government website to keep you up to date with what’s going on in our Australian schools.

Raising Children

Raising Children is a parenting website that offers up to date, research based material on more than 800 topics spanning child development, behaviour, health, nutrition and fitness, play and learning, connecting and communicating, school and education, entertainment and technology, sleep and safety.

Department of Human Services

This link provides information about the Child Care Rebate (CCR), Child Care Benefits (CCB) and Jet funding. Follow the link to apply or find out more.

Working with Children Check

All staff members who are taking part in face-to-face employment with children are required to submit a working with children check. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct.

ACECQA

ACECQA is the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Association. ACECQA provide national leadership in promoting quality and continuous improvement in early childhood education and care and school age care in Australia. Find out more about children’s care and education in Australia, as well as the new National Quality Framework that Metella Road Out Of School Hours Child Care INC. operates under.

NSW Department of Education

The NSW Department of Education website can assist Families in understanding more about the services provided for children and young people from early childhood to youth advocacy and support. It includes direct information in regards to childcare services.

Other Links & Local Services