Balee Koolin Bubup Bush Playgroup

About the program

A supported playgroup for children and parents to have fun together with live music, singing, dancing, instrument play and culturally diverse events. Set within a culturally safe and meaningful early years learning environment where Indigenous Elders, artists and cultural educators come along to share traditional cultural knowledge, stories and language with families in the bush playgroup.

Also includes planned playgroup excursions at Cranbourne’s Library’s Koori Kids Library events.

Who it's for

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children up to 5 years, their carers and families

When

Tuesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm during school terms.

Where

Stringybark Picnic Area
Royal Botanic Gardens
Victoria, Cranbourne

Cost

No charge.

To access this program or find out more, contact:

Trish Magree
Email: trish.magree@rbg.vic.gov.au
Phone: 03 5990 2206

Jaffa Richardson
Email: janine.richardson@rbg.vic.gov.au
Phone: 0418 138 346

This program is funded through the Communities for Children initiative. 

The program is run by our facilitating partner Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation in conjunction with Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens.


 

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