Welcome to Tillys Play & Development Centre


Tillys Play and Development Centre’s are a privately owned family business that prides itself on providing the highest standard of early childhood education and care.

Why Choose Us

We have been providing high quality education and care for your most precious assets since 1994.


For your convenience we have centres at various locations across Newcastle, Maitland, Port Stephens and the Hunter Valley.

Our Programs

Our mission is to deliver the best educational programs possible with included extra curricular activities.

For Families

Find out more about Fees and Government Subsidies, Centre Policies plus Family Involvement.

How to Enrol

Fill out a Waiting List Application Form today and pop in to chat with one of our friendly Centre Directors.

Annual Awards Ceremony & Celebrating 30 Years of Tillys

On Saturday 3rd February, Tillys hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony and celebrated 30 Years of Tillys! 🎉🏆
Educators and staff from across our 11 centres came together to celebrate each others successes, dedication and passion for Early Childhood Education and Care throughout 2023. Congratulations to all of our finalists and winners! 🏆

Upcoming Events:


Tillys hosts a variety of events throughout the year within their community and centres.

Click on the image links for more information on an event near you.

If you don’t see an event here, please contact your local centre for more information on their upcoming events.

Reviews and what our families have to say…

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Tillys Play & Development Centres
Average rating:  
 19 reviews
 by Cindy
Bolwarra Tillys

We are beyond grateful for the exceptional care our children have received at Tilly's Bolwarra. From the moment we stepped through the doors, we felt embraced by warmth and professionalism that truly feels like family. The staff are not only experts in early childhood development, but also beautiful souls who pour their love and dedication into every interaction with the children. It has been heartwarming to see our children thrive under their guidance and affection.

The attention to detail and genuine concern for each child's well-being make us confident in our choice every single day. We couldn't ask for a better environment for our child to learn, grow, and play. Highly recommend Tilly's Bolwarra.

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