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Unicare Centre

Unicare Centre is a long established childcare centre conveniently located at the JCU Douglas Campus. The Centre offers 80 places for children aged 2 months to 4 years (pre-prep).

The Centre is set back from the main road in an attractive bush setting. Playgrounds are large and surrounded by native trees and grasses.

Unicare Centre operates from 7:30AM to 6:00PM Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

The Centre is closed for two weeks over Christmas and New Year. Please contact us for close-down dates.

Total available places: 80

Age Group Facilities Available

2 Months – 24 Months

2 x playrooms for infants

15 Months – 30 Months

1 x playroom for toddlers

24 Months – 36 Months

1 x playroom for children

30 Months – 4 Years

1 x playroom for children


1 x playroom for pre-prep children staffed by an early childhood teacher with funding support from the Queensland Government

  • Disposable nappy service (cost is included in fees)
  • Qualified staff and early childhood teachers
  • Spacious, shaded playground

Catherine Roncato
Director, Unicare Centre

Phone (07) 4781 5633


Unicare Centre is located opposite Woolworths Discovery Rise on James Cook Drive.

Unicare Centre, Douglas

James Cook University Early Learning Centres Pty Ltd, ACN 24 061 144 769