Newport is a small suburb of Melbourne, located on the banks of the Yarra River. Its residents present a diverse mix of ethnic, social and economic backgrounds who are well catered for in their choice of many hospitality venue. Newport is somewhat of a hub for live music, art and community events including the annual Newport Folk Festival.
Locals and visitors also enjoy the many natural features of the suburb for kayaking, skate-boarding, boating and bike-riding. Newport landmarks include the Sandy Point Conservation area, 23 acres of bushland at Newport Lakes and Greenwich Bay and The Strand which connect the suburb to Hobsons’ Bay. The Yalukit-willam people of the Boon-wurrung Country are the traditional owners of land known as Newport.
Early Learning centres, kindergartens and out of school care child care centres in Newport offer all children a supportive and nurturing place to learn and grown. Their learning journey starts in the early years and the child care programmes offered in Newport are designed to capture the wonder and curiosity of childhood. Newport childcare staff are dedicated toward instilling a life-long love of learning to their charges, through play based learning activities.