Parent and child reading a book together at the Play Matters Australia Cairns Hub

Cairns Hub

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Play Matters Australia has a hub centrally located in Cairns, Queensland. This hub supports families in Cairns and Far North Queensland.

Exploratory nature play at the Play Matters Australia Cairns Hub


The Cairns Hub is a safe and welcoming space for families that oozes warmth and charm. This multipurpose space is well-suited to community service and early childhood sector professionals who wish to collaborate on programs supporting children and families in Cairns and Far North Queensland communities.

The local service is run by an experienced team who are passionate about supporting children, families, and communities.

240A Spence St
Bungalow Qld 4870
Monday to Friday
8:30 - 3:30

Parent and child engaged in creative play at the Play Matters Cairns Hub

What the hub offers

  • Facilitated baby playgroups, children 0-12      months old
  • Volunteer-led mixed-age playgroups, children 0-5 years old
  • Parent information sessions and workshops
  • Playgroup facilitator training
  • Play and Learn Supported Playgroup (PALS)
  • Active Inclusion support
  • PlayConnect
  • Messy Play Matters and other special events, such as pop up playgroups, throughout the year
  • Volunteer opportunities

Contact the Hub

Click on the link below to complete a form and contact the hub! Alternatively please call 1800 007 529.


This hub delivers and supports community events in Cairns and surrounds. To find a Play Matters event click on the link below.

Facebook Page

Visit the hub Facebook page to learn more and see what's been happening!