Children's Development

Children's Development supports and initiates projects and services that assist in addressing the needs of families with children aged 0 to 12 years.
Information is provided to the public and service providers via the City's website, Cockburn Kids parent eNewsletter, school eNewsletter and emails. This service liaises with a range of relevant service providers including schools, P&Cs, P&Fs and chaplains.

Annual programs and events

• Froggy's Fun on the Green - free outdoor playgroup sessions in the park
Skateboard coaching clinics opens in a new window - free summer sessions for 6-12 year olds
• Teddy Bears Picnic - free annual community event for babies and toddlers
• Parent workshops and other one-off events, e.g. First Aid and Fun with Fathers.

School Graduation Awards

Each year the City provides primary and high schools with graduation book awards including a Community Services Graduation Award and an optional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award. These do not have to be requested; the City will contact your school to make arrangements.

Children's Reference Group (CRG)

The CRG opens in a new window is a consultative group for child-related projects across the City providing a voice for children, and a means to develop children's interest in civic affairs for 7-12 year olds.

New in 2021

All information contained in this book will be made available online via the City's new school webpage. Online content will be updated throughout the year.

More information and Contact

Contact the Children's Development Officer on 08 9411 3444 or email.

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Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.