Goodstart Early Learning Centre on the Border have suspended bus services for the rest of the week following the death of a toddler on the service in Edmonton, Cairns.
Police are investigating after a Goodstart Early Learning Centre minibus driver found the body of a dead three-year-old boy about 3.15pm.
Its believed the bus was parked outside a nearby school.
Police are investigating the movements of the bus between 9.30am when the child was picked up and 3.15pm when his body was discovered.
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In a letter to Border parents, Good Start Learning Centre said the company would be temporarily suspending bus services until they understand fully what happened in Edmonton.
The service will complete Wednesday's services with additional checks in place.
"We are deeply saddened by this and have made the decision to temporarily suspend our bus drop off and pick up services for the rest of the week," the letter said.
"We have not made the decision lightly as we know that our bus service is often the only way that some children access our centre and/or local schools.
"This is not an easy decision for Goodstart to make, however we need to ensure our safety processes and procedures are the best they can be."