Skip to main content

TRY Australia is now Sparkways! Find out why and how it might affect you here.

Welcome to Sparkways

Looking for high-quality childcare? Give your child the best start by joining a Sparkways Early Learning Centre today.

Early Learning

Trusted by thousands of families, learn more about our approach to early education and how we spark curious, creative and confident children.


We've been supporting Victoria's young people for over 135 years. Find out how we use mentoring to help young people realise their full potential.

Social Enterprise

We work hard to create jobs and training opportunities for young people so they can learn, earn and thrive with their communities.

Sparkways is a proud organisation supporting children and young people since 1883

Download our Family Handbook

Starting childcare is an important time for families.

Our Family Handbook will help you understand what to expect at a Sparkways Early Learning Centre and how we can best your support child's early learning journey!

Last year, we provided...

Children and young people with education and training
Early learning in kindergarten and childcare services around Victoria
1,500 +
Hours of mentoring

Lighting the Spark of Change

We believe that the key to building a better society is to ensure that children, young people, and their families are given the chance to thrive.

Our Impact

Get to know the real people at the heart of our work and how we ensure that every child and young person we work with has every opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.

Be a Spark of Change

Learn how you can get involved and make a real difference to the lives of Melbourne's children and young people