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We provide a variety of services and events for children including Fun Bus, Fun in the Parks, and children’s activities at each of the four Libraries. Council also sponsors seven Child Care Centres in the provision and maintenance of the buildings.


To find out more about each of the services offered, please follow the links below:


A variety of childcare services are available for the care and education of children.

Fun Bus Mobile Playgroup

A place for parents, carers and children from newborn to five years of age to come together, play and have some fun.

Fun In The Parks

An amazing range of free activities for children aged 4-12 years to enjoy during the school holidays.

School Civic Visits

Opportunity for school students to visit and learn about their Local Council.

Darwin Safe & Active Routes to School

Let’s be Safe and Active together, see free resources.


Our four libraries offer many services and activities for children. It's free to join!


We host a number of major children's and family events throughout the year including National Family Week, National Reconciliation Week and National Children's Week.

For information on all the events for children and families

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