Publications & Research Papers

TKI Community Playgroup Evaluation March 2016Research Paper - Telethon Kids Institute: The Influence and Impact of Playgroups Across Australia

Download the full report and key findings about the reach of playgroups across Australia and playgroup participation. This research provides insights into the current state of play
and fills the gap in knowledge around the impact of playgroup attendance on early child development in Australia.


Playgroup Manual

manual coverThe Playgroup Manual is a reference book for discussion and decision making at playgroup. Use the information in the manual to work positively through challenges and conflicts you might encounter at playgroup.

This manual is an important resource for community playgroups. It was developed by Playgroup WA to provide information, advice, strategies and templates to support the families to establish and manage successful community playgroups. It aims to show how to get the most out of the playgroup experience for children, adults and the community.


Little Things Blog

Our Little Things Blog features content written by playgroup mums, early years professionals and Playgroup WA staff. Articles range from developmental and educational to lifestyle and more!



Catch up on all the latest news and keep up-to-date on events and play ideas. Our eNews is sent out monthly to Playgroup WA members, click here to subscribe.



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2018-2019 Annual Report

2017-2018 Annual Report

2016-2017 Annual Report

2015-2016 Annual Report

2014-2015 Annual Report

2013-2014 Annual Report


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