Mary Murphy – Our management team consists of our Centre Director and Licensee, Mary Murphy (Bachelor of Primary Education, 1977, Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, 1995). Mary has been a qualified Primary Teacher since 1978. Following many years teaching at the Primary level, she then completed her Early Childhood qualification in 1995, and has been teaching kindergarten and working in childcare management ever since. In June, 2002, Mary took over as Centre Director here at Bacchus Marsh Childcare and Kindergarten. She is back up teacher for our Kindergarten program. Mary’s other qualifications include business management, senior first aid, epipen and anaphylaxis, food handlers, and food safety supervisor. She is also a Certificate IV trained workplace trainer and assessor.

Michelle Forbes – Working alongside Mary, is Michelle Forbes (Bachelor Primary Education, Early Childhood Education, 2005). She is our Assistant Director and also Primary Nominee for the Centre. Like Mary, Michelle is both Primary and Early Childhood trained and she also acts as a back-up for our Kindergarten program. Michelle’s other qualifications include Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment, first aid, epipen and anaphylaxis, Brain Gym 101, and most recently, Michelle completed the Contemporary Childhood Development Theory Program, Cohort III.

Contact Us

Bacchus Marsh Childcare & Kindergarten Centre
Phone: (03) 5367 3936

Opening Hours:
Monday: 6:30am to 6:30pm
Tuesday: 6:30am to 6:30pm
Wednesday: 6:30am to 6:30pm
Thursday: 6:30am to 6:30pm
Friday: 6:30am to 6:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed