The ANU has a number of policies and programs to support staff and students with family and caring responsibilities. ANU staff and students have access to five child care centres in a convenient location on the ANU campus. For further information please contact the childcare centres directly on the numbers listed below.
ANU Staff can also make childcare contributions from their salary. For further information please follow the link provided under the Policies tab
Acton Early Child Care
Acton Early Child Care is independent, not-for-profit, and is supported by a committee of family volunteers who oversee the affairs of the Centre. AECC has achieved a rating of Exceeding the National Quality Standard after assessment by The Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
Address: 22 Balmain Cres, Acton ACT 2601
Contact Number: (02) 6125 5554
Cubby House on Campus
Cubby House on Campus is a small family grouping centre with 19 children per day and 4 educators with priority given to ANU staff and students.
Address: 16 Balmain Lane Acton ACT 2601
Contact Number: (02) 6125 2000
Goodstart Early Learning ANU
The centre provides early learning and care for families of ANU staff, students and locals.
Address: Building 147, North Road, Acton ACT 2601
Contact Number: 1800 222 543
Heritage Early Childhood Centre
Heritage Early Childhood Centre is a small, community-based, not-for-profit service, providing high quality early education and care for 57 children with priority given to staff and students at the Australian National University (ANU).
Address: 75, Lennox Crossing, Acton ACT, 0200
Contact Number: (02) 6249 8851
ANU Internal Phone: 52976
University Preschool and Child Care Centre
The University Preschool and Child Care Centre is a community-based not-for-profit child care centre and was the first child care centre to be established on the ANU campus.
Address: Building 75, Old Lennox House, Lennox Crossing, Acton ACT, 0200
Contact Number: (02) 6125 4113
Off-campus child care centres
Communities@work are the new ANU School Holiday Program provider. Their services also include 11 child care centres at various locations across Canberra and 15 out of school hours care locations.
Under the Employer Supported Child Care Program ANU Staff also receive a 3.5% discount at Communites@work centres. To obtain the discount a password is required when making a booking. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the current ANU Staff password.
Contact Number: (02) 6293 6500