Families with Children

Early Years 0-5

Find out how the Zig Zag Early Years Partnership supports families and children aged 0 to 8 in the City of Kalamunda.


Supported by the City of Kalamunda

The Zig Zag Early Years Partnership (ZZEYP) is an early years network which exists within the City of Kalamunda.  Early Years Networks (EYNs) are groups of parents, professionals and community members committed to improving outcomes for children aged zero to eight. The City of Kalamunda is an active member of the ZZEYP, employing a community development officer to assist with the group’s coordination and community activities.

The ZZEYP exists within the City of Kalamunda to support families, early years service providers and early childhood practitioners through the formulation and delivery of early years strategies.

The ZZEYP, with the support of the City of Kalamunda, achieves their mission by:

  • Being actively involved in advocacy for early years service providers
  • Providing opportunities for support and networking for people involved with early years service provision
  • Providing relevant information to families, maintaining a database of early years services and service providers
  • Monitoring Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) data and taking appropriate action as a result of this information

Who is a part of the network?
The ZZEYP network comprises of various providers and advocates for the early years including: 

  • Parents
  • Families
  • Schools
  • Libraries
  • Teachers
  • Churches
  • Grandparents
  • Child Care Services
  • Child Health Nurses
  • Community Groups
  • Community Members
  • The City of Kalamunda

Like to join the ZZEYP network?
Join the ZZEYP network to receive updates about early years events, information and activities happening in your community. 
Connect with them on Facebook:@ZZEYP

For more information about the Zig Zag Early Years Partnership, please contact the Youth and Community Development Officer at the City of Kalamunda
Phone: (08) 9257 9968

Upcoming Events & Activities

1 Sep
31 Dec
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1 September 2022-31 December 2022

Free Parenting Workshops and Information Sessions

Facilitated by Communicare for parents and carers of children 0-18 years

1 Oct
1 Nov
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1 October 2022-1 November 2022

Young Creatives Month Kalamunda

Young Creatives Kalamunda is held in September/October each year. In the alternate year where there is no Young Artist Awards a different theme is selected highlighting a different arts program. For 2022 the theme is.......LIVE MUSIC with a spooky twist!

8 Oct
14 Nov
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
8 October 2022-14 November 2022

Perth Hills Spring Festival

Shake off those post-Winter blues at the Perth Hills Spring Festival! Make the most of all that this stunning region has to offer. Held during October & November

26 Oct
Young kids practicing their soccer kicking from a white line towards goals
26 October 2022

Teddy Bears Picnic Pop Up Play Day

Did you know Children learn best through Play!

1 Dec
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1 December 2022

Social Inclusion Forum

"Real inclusivity [is] where you just recognize the colorfulness and multiplicity of people. The fact is that people should see themselves to see themselves.” - Aaron Philip. Often described as an incubator for ideas, this Forum will inspire you to make change in your community.

© City of Kalamunda 2022