Guardian Childcare & Education Queen Street


Guardian Childcare & Education Queen Street is rated as exceeding in the National Quality Standard. The light-filled and spacious open-plan Centre boasts sweeping city views, water play, a worm farm, and sandstone play areas where the children are encouraged to explore and learn.

Our exciting, modern and resource-rich environments span both indoor and outdoor, and include dedicated project spaces, natural play structures and indoor gardens which are not only beautiful but support our teaching around sustainability and the natural world. We also offer the added benefit of a Kindergarten Program led by quality teachers who are there to help prepare your child for the exciting transition to school.

Children at Guardian Queen Street are fortunate to get out and about on excursions, so we have a great connection with the local community. We visit locations such as Brisbane River to watch the City Cats, Queen Street Mall, the Botanical Gardens and our local library which is always a popular activity with the children.

Our community-minded team also organise a range of fundraising events for the children to be involved in, which extends their knowledge of the world around them. You can watch Guardian Queen Street teacher and Educational Leader, Shayne, share a drawing story on our Learning Exchange.

Our on-site cook, Renata, prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. To further explore food at the Centre, Renata also hosts hands-on cooking classes to teach the children about good nutrition and to encourage them to try new foods.

Book a tour of Guardian Queen Street today or speak to one of our friendly team.

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Rhythm of The Day

With endless possibilities, there’s never a dull moment at Guardian and no two days are the same. Here’s what a day at Guardian might look like. Please note, this will vary depending on centre opening hours.

Helpful Information

Opening Hours

Open 7:00am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday

Fee Information

Age Group Daily Fee
6 Weeks - 2 Years $157.00*
2 Years to 3 Years $152.00*
3 Years to 5 Years $147.00*

*Price before the government rebate. To calculate what Child Care Subsidy you might get back, click here.

Good to Know - What to Bring

What we Provide

  • Hats
  • Sunscreen
  • Four nutritionally balanced meals including: Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Nappies
  • Bibs
  • Bedding
  • Aptimal and Bellamys

What to Bring

  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
  • Spare change of clothing

Our Educators

Our team of Educators are committed and passionate about ensuring your child will be safe, nurtured and cared for every day. At Guardian, children are encouraged to engage in interest-led play that creates learning and meaningful experiences.

Our Educators seek to optimise diverse learning opportunities and implement the Curriculum as framed by the Early Years Learning Framework.

You and Your Child

All Guardian Centres provide a Centre-to-Family communication platform so families can maintain contact with their children’s experiences through photos, stories and learning outcomes.

Our Centres use Storypark and each family is provided with a secure login to access on their computers, mobiles or apps.

Learn More About Our Centre

Here are five more reasons that over 11,000 families across Australia trust us with their child’s education and care every day:

  • Professional, experienced educators that are passionate about children’s learning.
  • A strong focus on building relationships and partnerships with families and communities.
  • A unique curriculum that prepares children for successful lifelong learning.
  • State of the art facilities that cater to all interests and levels of development.
  • Unique indoor/outdoor environments that promote learning, curiosity and adventure.

To find out more about the special experiences at our centre please call us on 13 82 30.

Reviews (17)

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    Karla Bennett

    - 9 months ago

    Michelle, Emma and their team are absolutely amazing. They are always accommodating and put the children and families first. Our little one really came out of her shell by being ... Read More

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    Andreas Weingartner

    - 11 months ago

    It is a fantastic place. Awesome educators, great management, perfect location - we could not imagine a better childcare.

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    Caroline Fleming

    - 1 year ago

    Wonderful caring , beautiful natured staff

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    E H

    - 1 year ago

    We have been attending the centre for just over 2 years now. The educators and centre manager could not be more nurturing and caring towards my daughter and our family. ... Read More

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    Killian J

    - 1 year ago

    Fantastic centre with really caring and helpful staff. Breanna has been attending the centre for just over two years now and is loving her experience. The centre offers engaging learning ... Read More

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    Aaron Leonard

    - 2 years ago

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    Aaron Leonard

    - 2 years ago

    We cannot be happier with the team and facilities. They have looked after and nurtured our daughters early learning years and we can see the results, with her coming home ... Read More

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    Carolyn Leonard

    - 2 years ago

    I trust the team completely! They are so supportive and responsive. The team takes pride in their work and care for the children like their own. My child has so ... Read More

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    E M

    - 2 years ago

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    Angie Westerdale

    - 2 years ago

    My Child attended this centre and the care and love from the staff was fantastic! They were so supportive of our needs and Tyler was always happy to run ... Read More

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    vivek paul

    - 2 years ago

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    Erica Aguirre

    - 2 years ago

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    Rebecca Norton

    - 2 years ago

    Guardian has been an exceptional experience for my oldest son who has been with the centre for over 2 years. We specifically sought out a centre that demonstrated the core ... Read More

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    licia McGroarty

    - 3 years ago

    I cannot rave enough about the Queen Street Guardian! I was nervous about starting my almost 2YO daughter as she had not been in any formal day care prior to ... Read More

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    - 3 years ago

    We couldn't be happier with Guardian - Queen Street. Contrary to previous reviews, we have had such a positive experience. We find the staff not only super friendly but very ... Read More

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    - 4 years ago

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    Narisa Zulfiqar

    - 3 years ago

    Our daughter is attending the childcare since 2 weeks.We had a very good experience up till now.The staff is very friendly and the educators pay attention to our daughter. It ... Read More

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