Onsite Crèche

The Organisers are committed to provide a family friendly Congress and will be providing a complimentary creche exclusively for the care of young children of delegates between the ages of 12 months to 12 years, during designated hours at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

A specialised crèche service provider, Crechendo, will provide a safe and fun environment for the children requiring care during Congress hours. Children will be entertained and supervised by qualified and experienced childcare educators.

The crèche will be open during the following dates and times.

Date  Morning Afternoon
Monday 28 September 2020 8.15am-12.45pm 1.30pm-5.45pm
Tuesday 29 September 2020 8.15am-12.45pm 1.30pm-5.15pm
Wednesday 30 September 2020 8.15am-12.45pm Not available
Thursday 1 October 2020 8.15am-12.45pm 1.30pm-5.15pm
Friday 2 October 2020 8.15am-12.45pm 1.30pm-5.15pm

Places are limited and will be available on a first come basis. Advance booking is required. Please indicate your needs on the online registration form and the Congress Organisers will be in contact with you.
Note the timing is subject to change and will reflect the final scientific program schedule.

 Important information

  • All children must be signed in and out by a legal guardian.
  • Guardians must be contactable at all times via mobile phone.
  • Meals will not be provided.  Parents are to provide a healthy snack for morning tea and afternoon tea.  No nut products.
  • Parents must return to feed or collect their children for the lunch period.
  • Crèche staff do not have facilities to change nappies.  Nappy change facilities are in the venue parents room and parents will be required to return to change their child.

For children aged two and under who require an afternoon sleep, please bring along his/her pram or stroller

Parents room
For those of you who will have a young child or children but do not wish to use the crèche service, a parents room is available in both the Convention and Exhibition Centres and feature everything you needed to change or feed in privacy and comfort.

Who is eligible to access the services?
All Congress delegates are eligible to access the crèche.

What is the cost for the crèche?
There is no cost for delegates to use the crèche.

How do I book?
You can now make your bookings while completing your online registration.

If you would like to receive further information regarding the crèche as it becomes available, please register your interest here.

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