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Brenbeal successful with $150k Government grant

EXCITING NEWS: Brenbeal has been successful in our application for the Victorian Government’s Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program! We have been granted $150,909 to complete the upgrade of the kinder play area. Most importantly, it will be inclusive of children of all abilities. This grant will allow us to re-allocate our funds towards upgrading our larger […]


Committee of Management Info Session & Meeting- Oct 15th

Brenbeal families are invited to come along on Monday 15 October to meet our committee members and find out about what’s involved in being on one of the sub-committees! We’re looking for new members for next year! Join us at 6.30pm and stay for the usual committee meeting at 7.30pm if you like.

Read More » | 05/10/2018 | Category: Centre Operations, Committee

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Brenbeal makes the news

Brenbeal makes the news for our community engagement through our Kinder program! We are currently focusing on further developing our links with the community. Projects with our kinder children have involved the work of  Footscray City College students, the Braybrook Men’s Shed, Footscray Hospital, local businesses and Doutta Galla Aged Care Footscray. Read about some of our […]

Read More » | 25/09/2018 | Category: Centre Operations, Community


Save the date

We have our first working bee coming up at the end of April – 29th April. Save the date – we’d love to have as many parents come along as possible.

Read More » | 23/03/2018 | Category: Centre Operations

The view of our centre as you drive into Rayner Street

Welcome to 2018 at Brenbeal

A warm welcome to all the new families starting with us at Brenbeal in 2018 and to all those families returning. We look forward to hearing about your holidays and helping the children settle in!

Read More » | 14/01/2018 | Category: Centre Operations

2018 Information Session

We welcome and new and exisiting families who have confirmed a place at the centre in 2018 to attend an information session on the evening of 21st November. We look forward to welcoming you to your child’s 2018 room and for you to ask the staff any questions you may have.

Read More » | 27/10/2017 | Category: Centre Operations

Photo week

We are having photos taken next week. If you would like photos taken (no obligation to make a purchase), please sign up.

Pasta fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who bought pasta for the fundraiser. We raised just over $1,000 for the centre! Amazing. We hope you are all enjoying the pasta very much! 

Read More » | 16/07/2017 | Category: Centre Operations, Fund Raising

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Exceeding NQS – It’s official

We are proud to let everyone know we now have the official paperwork from the department – we achieved an “Exceeding NQS” rating overall for the centre.

Read More » | 09/06/2017 | Category: Centre Operations

Centre assessment – exeeding ratings across the board

We are thrilled to announce that we have had the draft assessment back following out assessment and rating visit as we achieved exceeding in all areas. This is part of the National Quality Framework which promotes high quality education and care services and we were assessed against the National Quality Standard and the National Law […]

Read More » | 30/05/2017 | Category: Centre Operations

Working bee – we’d love to see you there

The centre will be holding its annual working bee on Saturday 12th of November. All parents are welcome. 9-12noon. Note: We can not have children at the centre on this day due to the works that will be taking place.

Read More » | 30/10/2016 | Category: Centre Operations, Improvements

Centre closure – 15 July

We have been forced to close on 15 July due to a leaking pipe that requires urgent attention. We are unable to offer care on this day and apologise for this inconvenience. Please contact the manager, Gina if you have any questions.

Read More » | 14/07/2016 | Category: Centre Operations, Operating Days

AGM 4 April

A reminder that our AGM will be held on 04 April 2016, starting at 6.30. Parents or carers of all current families are invited to attend. We are looking for new members too – so if you are interested please have a chat to Gina. We hope to see you on Monday.

Read More » | 29/03/2016 | Category: Committee

Welcome in 2016

Welcome back to Brenbeal to all those families returning, and a big welcome to all those families who are new to the centre. Also a special mention to our new manager, Gina Wilson. We hope you are all settling in well and look forward to getting to know you better in the coming weeks.

Read More » | 16/01/2016 | Category: Centre Operations, Committee

Introduction of credit card transaction fees

In an effort to keep fees down, the committee of management are continually seeking to minimise Brenbeal’s operating costs. We recently conducted a review of our banking charges and have identified merchant fees as a significant cost to Brenbeal. Merchant fees are incurred by Brenbeal when parents pay for childcare using credit card. From July 1st, all credit card payments will incur […]

Read More » | 21/06/2015 | Category: Centre Operations

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