About Playgroup Australia

Playgroup Australia is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1984 as the national representative body for playgroup organisations.

Working for our members & families

Our Vision

Every child and family in Australia has access to a quality playgroup.

Our Mission

Advocate for playgroups and support Playgroup Australia members to strengthen delivery of quality services to young children and families.

The Board & CEO

Meet the Board

Strategic Priorities

  1. Leading national advocacy and investment.
  2. Strengthening research and quality.
  3. Supporting member performance.
  4. Facilitating shared opportunities.
  5. Transformation and sustainability.

For more information about our strategic priorities:

Download our Strategic Plan 2023-25

Our goals

Our History

Playgroup has a long and credible history as one of Australia’s largest civil society movements. The Playgroup movement has been providing and supporting playgroups for more than 45 years through volunteerism and the outreach work of each state and territory organisation.

Learn more

The playgroup movement
Building stronger communities

Our Constitution

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