News and Events

On this page you will find newsletters, information about upcoming community events and workshops, plus other specific news and events for each kindergarten.


Woorinen South Preschool is on an exceedingly good roll

Woorinen South Preschool were celebrated last week in the Swan Hill Guardian after receiving 'Exceeding' in all seven quality areas from the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority.

The article showcased how staff believe quality education is key to establishing strong relationships with each child and family and how they create a warm and welcoming kindergarten to all families and children.

To view the full article

Maiden Gully Early Years Education and Child Care Centre

LMPA (Soon to be Shine Bright) was thrilled yesterday 28th February 2018 to gather key stakeholders to launch the Maiden Gully Early Years Education and Childcare Centre.

The building project which is scheduled to start in the second half of the year will see an Early Years Community Hub built on the Westbury Estate between Bendigo and Maiden Gully. Focusing on primarily education and childcare the Centre will also partner with Bendigo Community Health, Department of Education and Training and The City of Greater Bendigo to provide family support services for children in the zero to 5 years age bracket.

The centre will also be involved in an early year's research partnership with La Trobe University and facilitate unique training opportunities in partnership with Bendigo Tafe.

After her participation on the Family Communication Development Parliamentary Committee, Maree Edwards is keen to see how the Maiden Gully Early Years Education and Childcare Centre evolves as a multi-faceted model in support of kindergarten children and their families.


Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY Bendigo)

This FREE program is a golden opportunity for children of pre-school age in 2017 and their parents in the Bendigo area.
Essential features of HIPPY
  • For 4-5 year olds
  • Fun home learning activities
  • Activities carefully designed to build up learning over time
  • Storybooks, activity books and special equipment all provided
  • Supportive home visits to deliver activity packs and demonstrate them to parents
  • Fun group gatherings


LMPA Family Newsletter

Family Newsletters will be available once a term for our families attending all of our kindergartens.

If you have any queries regarding the content of the newsletters feel free to call our office on 5443 1229 or email

LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 1, 2017 LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 1, 2017 (1122 KB)

LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 2, 2017 LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 2, 2017 (1075 KB)

LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 3, 2017 LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 3, 2017 (820 KB)

LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 4, 2017 LMPA Family Newsletter - Edition 4, 2017 (826 KB)


Other Newsletters

Road Safety Education News

Immunisation Schedules 2018

Training and Workshops

Paediatric First Aid Training

Paediatric First Aid Training for new and expecting parents in the Bendigo Region - Tiny Hearts Paediatric First Aid will be running a public course in Bendigo, mid April for all parents and grandparents.  Please contact Chloe at Tiny Hearts Paediatric First Aid on   

NQF Video Resources

Kids Care First Aid Kids Care First Aid (233 KB)