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 Pine Cottage Child Care Centre Update | 22 January 2019

Pine Cottage Child Care Centre management has advised it is in the final process of obtaining service approval from the Department of Education. 

Enrolment forms will be available in mid-February and, if all goes according to plan, the Centre will be opening at the end of the March.

For more information, contact:

Michelle Li
Pine Cottage Child Care Centre
19 Pine Avenue, Little Bay NSW 2036

T: 0426 296 633


It's important for interested parties to make their own enquiries.

 Save Yarra Bay | 20 December

  Save Yarra Bay  Save Yarra Bay

The Save the Bay Coalition explains to the Prince Henry Community their grounds for opposition to a cruise ship terminal at Yarra Bay.

Thousands of residents, many businesses, our two local Councils (Randwick and Bayside), as well as other stakeholders are united in opposition to the New South Wales government's evaluation of Yarra Bay as a location for a mega cruise ship terminal. We are joined by our Federal and State Members of Parliament (Matt Thistlethwaite and Michael Daley) and the La Perouse Aboriginal Land Council, the traditional custodians of the land.

Yarra Bay is in a direct line to the ocean and huge swells can roll into the bay at any time of the year. The existing breakwater that shelters ships at Port Botany is west of Yarra Bay and would not protect the proposed terminal. A terminal in Yarra Bay would require massive investment in new breakwaters and other engineering works to protect gigantic berthed vessels from the effects of waves and wind. Read more...

The Save the Bay Coalition is appealing to local residents to support its important campaign opposing this unrealistic proposal from the NSW Government. Everyone understands the need to find a solution to cruise industry port constraints in NSW. However, a terminal in Yarra Bay or at Molineaux Point is not the answer.

Read the full story from the Save the Bay Coalition.

Become involved

Are you able to offer expertise or advice? If you feel passionately about this issue as The Save the Bay Coalition does, and would like to become involved in the campaign to Save Yarra Bay, please email Maria Poulos or Chris Kitamura at:

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 Pine Cottage Child Care Centre to open in first quarter 2019 | 20 December

Pine Cottage Child Care Centre

Pine Cottage Child Care Centre is located at 19 Pine Avenue, Little Bay. Centre Management is hoping to open the Centre in the first quarter of 2019. 

Centre management has provided the following information for our readers*:

  • An open day for parents and children will be arranged at Pine Cottage as soon as the final touches have been completed.
  • Centre Director, Michelle Li, and her team are currently providing high quality child care at the Southern Highlands Early Childhood Centre located in Moss Vale. They are fully licensed by the NSW Department of Community Services, and accredited by the National Childcare Accreditation Council under their Quality Improvement and Accreditation as a provider of high quality child care. That Centre received 'Exceeding National Quality Standard' in all seven quality areas.
  • The program encompasses a range of learning and extension activities with a focus on nature and the arts.
  • Additional learning experiences are enhanced by specialist staff such as a music teacher, artist, and outdoor education specialist.

Michelle Li | Professional Summary

  • Highly energetic and experienced day care centre director with strong background in both education and administration.
  • Able to manage both a large staff and large groups of children.
  • Deeply mindful of all parental concerns and priorities.

Core Qualifications

  • Exceptional knowledge of child development theory and practice.
  • Strong child care teaching experience.
  • Profound knowledge of appropriate and safe child activities.
  • Excellent ability to interpret and implement multiple program standards and policies.
  • Superior ability to develop and implement staff-related programs.
  • High expertise in planning, supervising, and delegating work to subordinate staff.


  • 12/2016 to present | PresentDay Care Centre Director (SHECC). 
  • 02/2012 to 12/2016 | Day Care Centre 2IC/ Educator in West Ryde(Room leader).
  • 01/2010 to 02/2010 | Preschool educator in Eastwood(Room Leader).

Education in Australia

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Randwick TAFE.
  • Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education Randwick TAFE.


It's important for interested parties to make their own enquiries.


Michelle Li
Pine Cottage Child Care Centre
19 Pine Avenue, Little Bay NSW 2036

T: 0426 296 633


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