Professional staff are employed to plan, implement and evaluate support services to ACT Playgroups.

Support services include:

  • Visits to established playgroups;
  • Assistance in establishing new playgroups;
  • Support and training to volunteer contacts of Playgroups;
  • Referring interested members of the public to Playgroups;
  • Obtaining and administering grants for special projects which benefit Playgroup children and their carers;
  • Negotiating with organisations for new venues or changes to venue hire conditions;
  • Developing publications for Playgroups;
  • Facilitating Playgroups for families with children with additional needs;
  • Maintaining the office, including the membership and Playgroups database, website, Facebook page, etc.; and
  • Organising special promotions and events.

Call the office during opening hours to contact the following people:

  • President  Eric Chalmers
  • Executive Officer  Kirsten Cross
  • Administration Manager  Francine Davis
  • Finance Officer Susan Jeffs
  • Playgroup Support Manager Debra Evans
  • Playgroup Development Manager Fiona Jarvis
  • Development & Support Worker Sue Pye
  • Development & Support Worker Matthew Armstrong
  • Development & Support Worker Lorraine Robertson
  • Administration Officer and Development & Support Worker Kye Merton.