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Seasons Greetings!

- December 24, 2013

Seasons Greetings!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Infants' Home

Carols by Twilight was fun for all!

- December 9, 2013

Carols by Twilight was fun for all!

Carols by Twilight on Friday Dec 6 was a great success with our central lawn chock-full of children and families singing and dancing.

Thanks to all our volunteers

- December 5, 2013

Thanks to all our volunteers

Today is International Volunteer Day and we would not miss this opportunity to thank all the volunteers who have supported us through the years.

Carols by Twilight is this Friday December 6 from 6-8pm!

- December 4, 2013

Carols by Twilight is this Friday December 6 from 6-8pm!

The Infants' Home's much loved annual Christmas event offers fun for the whole family.

A Visit from our Friends at Herbalife

- December 3, 2013

A Visit from our Friends at Herbalife

The Infants' Home hosted a VIP delegation from Herbalife, long-time supporters of our children's nutrition programs

Understanding quality child care

- November 25, 2013

Understanding quality child care

A series of online videos have been released to help families understand how quality child education and care services are assessed nationally.

Family Day Care awarded Coles Junior Landcare grant

- November 22, 2013

Family Day Care awarded Coles Junior Landcare grant

Randwick South Sydney FDC was lucky enough to be awarded a Coles Junior Landcare grant this year.

Carols by Twilight is on again!

- November 20, 2013

Carols by Twilight is on again!

We invite The Infants' Home students, families and friends to join us for an evening of Christmas celebration on Friday December 6, 6-8pm.

Family Day Care Information Session 21 November, Mosman

- November 18, 2013

Family Day Care Information Session 21 November, Mosman

The Infants' Home will present a free information session in Mosman on how to operate a family day care business from your home.

Celebrating Excellence in Family Day Care

- November 13, 2013

Celebrating Excellence in Family Day Care

The 2013 Visions of Excellence in Family Day Care Symposium in Melbourne saw the launch of the Early Years Learning Framework translation project to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse families and communities.

Robinson House celebrates Diwali!

- November 6, 2013

Robinson House celebrates Diwali!

Students and staff at Robinson House celebrated Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, by sharing food, playing great music and dancing in the playground today.

Thanks to all carnival attendees!

- November 1, 2013

Thanks to all carnival attendees!

The carnival was a huge success, the sun was shining, the crowds flowed in and everyone seemed to find an activity to enjoy, a bite to eat, a bargain to show off and a friend to share good times with.

Carnival Program

- October 23, 2013

Carnival Program

We have released the official program for the Carnival. Take a look, we hope you will be as excited about the Carnival as we are! Hope to see you there, this Saturday 26th October.

The Infants' Home Children's Carnival

- October 18, 2013

The Infants' Home Children's Carnival

Start preparing yourselves for a fun filled day, our carnival is just around the corner!

Free child development sessions in Burwood

- October 4, 2013

Free child development sessions in Burwood

An opportunity to consult with health professionals regarding your child's development.

NSW must invest more in early childhood education

- September 4, 2013

NSW must invest more in early childhood education

The Infants’ Home calls on the NSW State Government to heed the recommendations of its own review into funding early childhood education.

It's official!

- August 29, 2013

It's official!

The Governor of NSW, Professor Marie Bashir, and our Patron, Sir Nicholas Shehadie, help 3 year-old Harry Davenport to open our new Early Education and Care Centre.

Art and language group

- August 27, 2013

Art and language group

A chance for your child to improve their language and learning skills before starting school.

Save the date: it's back!

- August 21, 2013

Save the date: it's back!

As part of our national Children’s Week celebrations, The Infants’ Home issues a warm invitation to all families in the inner-west to enjoy a day out at our carnival.

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister pays a visit

- July 30, 2013

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister pays a visit

Today was a special day for The Infants’ Home when we welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Anthony Albanese, and Kate Ellis, Minister for Early Childhood, Childcare and Youth.

The Infants' Home to manage family day care services in Pittwater

- July 26, 2013

The Infants' Home to manage family day care services in Pittwater

Pittwater Council has announced it will outsource the management of its family day care services to The Infants’ Home.

From high-rise office to down-to-earth maintenance

- July 24, 2013

From high-rise office to down-to-earth maintenance

Gardening, cleaning, and assembling cots – just another day on the tools for the finance professionals at MLC.

Creating wealth of a different kind

- July 10, 2013

Creating wealth of a different kind

Threatening skies, 10 degrees, and a maintenance manager with a full list of chores – this was the welcome for a group of volunteers from BT Financial Group to The Infants’ Home this week.

Growing the culture of giving

- July 3, 2013

Growing the culture of giving

The Infants' Home plays host to two of the youngest philanthropists we have ever welcomed.

We're changing how you come and go

- June 25, 2013

We're changing how you come and go

Important information about access to The Infants’ Home from July 1 – how to arrive, where to park, and more.

A visit from one of our benefactors

- June 19, 2013

A visit from one of our benefactors

The Infants’ Home welcomes one of the generous organisations that continue to make social investments in our work with children and families.

How to pass with flying colours? Hard work

- June 18, 2013

How to pass with flying colours? Hard work

Robinson House exceeds in all areas of the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care

Come and see our new centre

- June 16, 2013

Come and see our new centre

After years planning and months building, the first stage of The Infants' Home's new early education and care centre will be ready for children on July 1.

Getting to know our community

- June 15, 2013

Getting to know our community

Eight children from Gorton House enjoy an outing to John Paton Reserve and Envy Cafe in Summer Hill with educators Vin, Robyn, Karen and Melissa.

Our AGM: That was the year that was

- May 22, 2013

Our AGM: That was the year that was

Staff, supporters and friends gather to mark the passing of another year in the long and proud history of The Infants' Home.

Using art and language to help children reach their unique potential

- May 16, 2013

Using art and language to help children reach their unique potential

A pilot program at The Infants' Home examines some wider roles for Speech Pathology and Art & Play Therapy in early education.

Strong Roots: New Beginnings

- May 9, 2013

Strong Roots: New Beginnings

We enjoyed throwing open our doors for one of our signature community events for the year.

Our attempt to be part of a world record

- May 1, 2013

Our attempt to be part of a world record

Visitors to The Infants’ Home’s Annual Art Show had their chance to get their hands on a world record – literally.

In Charge of My Money

- April 12, 2013

In Charge of My Money

FREE financial literacy for women workshops coming up at The Infants' Home in June.

The rain clouds gather

- April 4, 2013

The rain clouds gather

Children from Robinson House had a front row seat to a show of power from Mother Nature just before lunch time today.

Shop, earn and learn

- April 3, 2013

Shop, earn and learn

How your everyday shopping can help The Infants’ Home receive educational resources for children in our care

Creating a second life

- March 27, 2013

Creating a second life

How to use the character and durability of Australian timber to spark young imaginations, and get children moving.

A date for your diary

- March 26, 2013

A date for your diary

Not to be missed – The Infants' Home Annual Art Show and Exhibition Saturday May 4.

A new Director for our new centre

- March 15, 2013

A new Director for our new centre

Freya O’Brien has started at The Infants’ Home as the Director of our new Early Childhood Education and Care Service, which we expect to open in May as the first stage of our new development.

Studying the circle of life

- March 12, 2013

Studying the circle of life

Not content with just reading about where baby animals come from, children from Gorton House now have a front row seat to the real-life version of events.

How to create healthy lifestyles for children

- March 3, 2013

How to create healthy lifestyles for children

The Infants' Home was chosen as the site to launch two Federal Government initiatives to improve the health and wellbeing of Australian children.

"Can you fly with those wings?"

- February 26, 2013

"Can you fly with those wings?"

Rod, Gabby and Elizabeth from Herbalife, one of our corporate sponsors, brought a few talented friends with them on a visit this week to The Infants’ Home – a magical clown and an artistic fairy.

Canberra comes to The Infants' Home

- February 15, 2013

Canberra comes to The Infants' Home

Senator Jan McLucas, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, paid a visit to The Infants’ Home today with Federal Member for Grayndler, Minister Anthony Albanese.

It's time to take some Big Steps

- February 13, 2013

It's time to take some Big Steps

Big Steps is the campaign to win professional wages for early childhood educators and carers. Here's how you can help.

90 not out! Well done Jean and Marion

- February 11, 2013

90 not out! Well done Jean and Marion

Many happy returns to two alumni from The Infants' Home who have just about seen it all.

Gong Xi Fa Cai

- February 7, 2013

Gong Xi Fa Cai

Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festival in the Chinese calendar. So, "Gong Xi Fa Cai" – Happy New Year.

No problem with birthday cakes

- February 6, 2013

No problem with birthday cakes

Media reports that claim new hygiene rules ban birthday cakes at childcare centres are wrong.

Gorton House and its jars of colours

- February 4, 2013

Gorton House and its jars of colours

What does it mean to be Australian today? The children of Gorton House decided to find out for themselves…

New FREE healthy baby clinic for inner-west parents to begin soon

- February 1, 2013

New FREE healthy baby clinic for inner-west parents to begin soon

The Infants' Home and Ashfield Council combine to offer a new service.

Change of etiquette at Rigby House

- January 29, 2013

Change of etiquette at Rigby House

Removing shoes before entering sections of Rigby House will help The Infants' Home maintain a hygienic environment.

Wanted: photographers, video producers and illustrators

- January 23, 2013

Wanted: photographers, video producers and illustrators

The Infants’ Home wants to hear from creative people who can volunteer to help us tell our story.

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