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Important Information regarding Childcare Subsidy Balancing

Please click on the following link to access important information that may be useful to know as Centrelink begin the reconciliation processes for the 2018 – 2019 Tax Year…

And remember, we are here to help if we can!

digital cocaine

“Digital Cocaine” Presentation available on I-Tunes!

Did you miss Brad Huddleston’s presentation the other week?  You can listen to it here!…/hot-topics-with-…/id1439001174…

You will learn so much and probably be challenged to make some changes…  :)

#keepingthemsafe #education #screentime

Digital cocaine

An invitation to an evening with Brad Huddleston, author of “Digital Cocaine”

Is the digital age overtaking your home? Keen to bring some balance to your family?

Don’t miss an evening with international speaker Brad Huddleston on the 18/6, 7pm at the Well, 58 Highland Way, Upper Coomera. Brad will unpack the impact of the digital age on our minds and relationships and give some practical pointers to bring some balance and breakthrough in your family life.

Head to to book your free tickets.

For more info on Brad, head to his website


Outdoor Play

Our educators are currently reviewing our Physical and Outdoor Activity program… The “raisingchildren” website has a great article on the benefits of outdoor play… Why not head on over and have a read thru?

Nathan Wallis – Neuroscience Educator

Parents might find the Youtube videos of Nathan Wallis of interest…  :)

Nathan lectured in Human Development at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand and was also a board member and senior trainer with the national body responsible for the dissemination of neuroscientific research to professionals.

Nathan is a regular on Radio and Television shows in New Zealand, sharing his expertise on child development. In 2010 he founded a private training consultancy, X Factor Education Limited, with the goal of facilitating easy to understand professional development training reflecting the latest neuroscience discoveries and their practical implications for everyday practice.

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Signing In and Out & Centrelink…

Signing In and Out… AND Centrelink & your Childcare Subsidies…

The daily signing in, and then signing out, of your child is a very important link in the provision of care… It is part of the process of releasing your “precious person” into our care for the day… Now it is an even more important step as without a signature in AND out, Centrelink will not pay any Childcare Subsidies that you may be entitled to…

#gasp #remembertosignin#remembertosignout



Make Play everyday

Make learning fun…

Simple everyday moments help your child grow.

The new Make Play Everyday campaign recognises that parents and families play a major role in their child’s ongoing learning.
Through a series of short videos, articles and tips, we show parents how existing activities can play a part in their child’s development.
Using simple ideas, relevant to all ages, we show how easy it is for parents and families to incorporate play and learning into everyday activities.
Whether that is talking about what you see on the way to the park, singing nursery rhymes, pointing out something you both see out the window, or learning new words while shopping for groceries.
See how you can make learning with your child fun.
Visit The Early Years Count to discover easy activities that make learning fun.
Make Play Everyday is an initiative of the Queensland Department of Education.


“My Gov”

Remember that if you make any changes to your booking that are of a permanent nature we will need you to log in to your “MyGov” account to confirm those same said changes please…

Many thanks to everyone for your patience and understanding as we all learn this new skill set that is the “Childcare Subsidy”!!!


Busy & Blessed!

Busy Days at Young Discoverers!

Well it has been a whirlwind of activity within Young Discoverers!  We are thrilled to finally have “opened for business” at Emmanuel College, providing Before and After School Care for the Emmanuel Community!

At Emmanuel College the OSHC rooms have been totally refurbished with a fresh new coat of paint and new carpets!  Add to that a good clean up of existing resources together with a large new toy & resource order and the attending children’s eyes nearly popped out of their heads when they first entered!  We are super excited by this opportunity and look forward to supporting the Emmanuel families in the same way we support ALL of our families!

The transition across to the new Childcare Subsidy has been somewhat challenging but we are getting there!  Remember to ensure that you log in to your “MyGov” account and confirm Young Discoverers as your childcare provider if you still have that task on your “to do” list!  Some “crinkles” are still being ironed out by the Department of Education and Training and Centrelink but it has been a huge change on many different levels so thank you for your patience and assistance!  We are very appreciative!

As always, we are here to help, so always feel free to give us a call should you have any queries, questions or concerns!

We’re adding to the Young Discoverers Family!

We are thrilled to be adding to our Young Discoverers family!

From July 17, 2018 we are very happy to announce that Young Discoverers will be the new licensee operating the Outside School Hours Care facility at Emmanuel College, Birmingham Road, Carrara.

We look forward to making new friends (or reconnecting with old ones!) as we embark on this exciting journey!

Watch this space for further information as with the introduction of the new Childcare Subsidy also pending it makes for a very busy few weeks coming up!