Welcome to Shire Kids!

For all of the new people who have discovered Shire Kids recently, welcome! We invite you to click around the site and enjoy finding out some of the hidden treasures The Shire has to offer. Here are some tips as starting points; use the events calendar to find all of the free or paid activities that are coming up, jump over to the Playgrounds page or the Parks & Gardens page when you want to take the kids out of the house but need some inspiration on where to go.

And when the weather is gloomy, search through our Fun Places page and Cafes & Restaurants listings for some good indoor options. And that is just the beginning, you’ll find plenty more once you start looking!

Can’t find something? Feel free to email us with any suggestions or additions here: enquiries@shirekids.com.au

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The Shire Kids Team

(COMPETITION CLOSED!) WIN $150 Cash with Newcastle Permanent Building Society

Choosing where to bank is an important decision, but it can also be a confusing one when you consider the number of different options available. Like most people, you’re probably aware that there are building societies, banks or credit unions.  But did you know that, unlike a bank, as a customer of a building society you become both a member and a shareholder and
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Photo of the Week

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Easter Craft at Southgate

These two little locals enjoyed spending time with Alice and the Mad Hatter at Southgate Sylvania over the Easter break.


Featured Playground

  • CARINGBAH, Camellia Gardens & Teahouse

    Located in Caringbah and overlooking Yowie Bay, the EG Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens are a perfect destination for a relaxing meal in the Teahouse, or a picnic lunch in the sun. With two separate play areas (smaller climbing equipment for the younger kids at the bottom end of the gardens, and larger equipment at the top beside the Teahouse),  ducks to feed, secret gardens
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