We have developed a range of publications and resources to provide families and the wider community with information about our operations, governance, services and unique history.

About SDN

Annual Reports

Financial Statements

2016-18 Strategic Plan

Our history

Children, a life interest - a biography of Joan Fry OBE

Children first and foremost – A history of SDN’s disability services

For the little ones the best – SDN Children’s Services 1905-2005

The Nursery School Teacher’s College - A life history

‘This spirit of unity’- the SDN team

Our services

Ngara Nanga Mai – SDN’s strategy for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

SDN Beranga mealtimes – cooking and sharing meals with your child on the autism spectrum

SDN Children’s Services educational program

Resources for families - publications

Welcome to SDN (preschool version)

Welcome to SDN (long day care version)

Family Information Handbook (preschool version)

Family Information Handbook (long day care version)

Disability Services- Support as unique as your child

Resources for families - policies and procedures

All Early Childhood Education and Care Services are required to have policies and related documents in relation to certain matters under Regulation 168 of the Education and Care Services National Regulations. SDN’s policies and procedures, including their associated documents, serve as our organisation’s reference for decision-making, service implementation and as evidence of compliance to relevant legislation, regulations and quality/best practice standards. If you would like a copy of any of SDN’s policies, please speak with your centre director or service manager. The following policies may also provide you with helpful information about our services and operations.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement

Acceptance and Refusal of Authorisations

Administration of Medication to Children

Child Protection and Wellbeing

Child Incident Injury Trauma and Illness

Children with Medical Conditions

Code of Conduct for Service Users

Complaints Management

Disability Service Standards

Educational Program and Practice

Fee Charging and Collection for SDN Children’s Education and Care Centres

NDIS Fee Charging and Collection

Privacy and Confidentiality

SDN Corporate Governance Charter