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Latest News

Moonee Valley COVID-19 Recovery Grants Program

This grants program has been introduced as part of Moonee Valley councils response to the pandemic situation, to help support the community through these unprecedented times. The new program will open on Wednesday 29 April 2020 and continue until June 30 2021, or until all funding has been expended.

To learn more CLICK HERE

Knox City Community Development Fund Grants

Grants open Monday 13 April, 2020 – close Monday 25 May, 2020

Find out more about the Community Development Fund Grants here

Upcoming Events

Playgroup Conference

Location: Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn

This year we will be continuing the overall theme of Playgroup Makes a Difference with a focus on ‘Inclusion’. The conference will provide opportunities to engage with timely knowledge and research. 

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to unprecedented events surrounding Corona Virus/COVID-19 The Playgroup Conference has been postponed until further notice. For further information click here. Please keep abreast of Playgroup Victoria email communications for further updates.

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Networking Events 

Families with pre-school age children with Autism or Autism like characteristics are invited to join service providers for a fun networking and information exchange. A PlayConnect Playgroup will be up and running at each event with lots of wonderful sensory activities for the kids to enjoy!

Families will have the opportunity to meet others, participate in activities, observe, ask questions of experienced facilitators and see how children learn through play.

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to unprecedented events surrounding COVID-19 any ILC events have postponed until further notice. Please keep abreast of Playgroup Victoria email communications for further updates