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Fun Bus Mobile Playgroup

Fun Bus mobile playgroup sessions in the parks are cancelled due to the Federal Government health advice in relation to the COVID-19 response.

Fun Bus presents online Storytime live at 9.30am on the Libraries Facebook,  Monday to Friday.

Fun Bus is going on Tour! 

Fun Bus on Tour is looking to expand this appeal by broadcasting from secret locations across the Darwin municipality and interviewing special guests along the way.

To view Fun Bus on Tour and to get weekly clues on when we will be next, Follow us on the City of Darwin Libraries Facebook page.

The Fun Bus mobile playgroup, welcomes everyone with children from 0 to 5 years old to come along and join us to play, laugh, sing and have fun.

About Fun Bus

Fun Bus playgroups are a FREE, fun and informal space where parents, carers, babies and children aged 0 to 5 years can come together in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Over 30 years, more than 30,000 families have joined us. It started as an NTG initiative in Bagot Community and in time Fun Bus extended its reach with 5 locations.

At Fun Bus, children can:

Engage in new experiences
Interact with other children and adults
Encourage sharing
Make new friends
Strengthen healthier relationship with parents /carers
Learn and develop social and creative skills through play.

The Fun Bus is not only a fun and engaging place for children. Parents and carers can benefit in a number of ways.

At Fun Bus, parents and carers can:

Meet other parents and develop new friendships
Share ideas, information, concerns and experiences
Play with your children in a fun, safe and friendly environment
Learn and develop skills with your children through play
Discover new ideas for extra fun at home
Find out more about services and support within the local community.

Locations and Times

Fun Bus operates weekdays between 9.30am and 11.30am at different locations throughout the municipality of Darwin.

Bring along hats, appropriate clothing and a piece of fruit per family for morning tea.

Annual Closures

Please note the Fun Bus does not operate:

  • on public holidays
  • during the December/January school holidays.


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