Platypus Playgroup

Where and When

Aboriginal image of platypus

Platypus Playgroup meets every Thursday during the school term. Every second Thursday the group meets at Letchworth Community Centre, 28 Miller St, Queanbeyan from 10.00am-12.00pm during school terms. Every other Thursday is spent out and about adventuring on excursions! More information is available by calling our Community Program Facilitator, Imogen, on 6285 6365 or email

What is the program

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council coordinates a playgroup for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children aged 0-5 years and their parents/carers. It is a welcoming and friendly group that meets weekly for morning tea, activities, and support. Helping children to get a good start at school is very important. Playgroup provides an environment where children and parents/carers can play together, socialise, and participate in fun activities. 


The Playgroup program includes:

  • Excursions
  • Cultural activities
  • Family gatherings
  • Healthy eating
  • Visits from Emergency & Health Services
  • Music and dance
  • Arts and crafts
  • Nature activities


  • Meet other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families  
  • Make new friends
  • Friendly, trained staff
  • Learning through play
  • Support and information for families
  • Transport may be organised pending vehicle availability