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Desperately seeking big policy ideas for our smallest youngest people

Dr Leanne Gibbs, a Senior Lecturer at Charles Sturt University asks where in the 2022 election campaign is the commitment to big investment and to big policy ideas that ensure free and accessible early childhood education for the long-term?

6 days

by Freya Lucas

SNAICC says children need to be front and centre in new Government’s decision making

SNAICC- National Voice for our Children has called on all major parties in the upcoming Federal election to commit to actions that create a better start in life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Community Child Care Association and Early Learning Association of Australia confirm exploration of potential merger

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) peak bodies, the Community Child Care Association (CCC) and Early Learning Association of Australia (ELAA), have confirmed in an email to members that the two organisations are engaged in preliminary merger discussions.

2 weeks

by Jason Roberts

Small Victorian towns band together to call for ALP to match funding commitment

Murtoa, Minyip and Rupanyup are small towns in Victoria’s Wimmera region where parents are keen to secure a commitment from the Australian Labor Party (ALP) ahead of the next election, to be held 21 May 2022, calling on the party to match an $845,000 funding commitment made by the Coalition.

3 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Bubup Wilam wants an end to funding uncertainty as it seeks to Close the Gap

The Bubup Wilam Aboriginal Child and Family Centre in the north Melbourne suburb of Thomastown is calling for a greater commitment from state and federal governments ahead of the 21 May election, calling for bipartisan support from government to ensure the ongoing delivery of a holistic, culturally safe model of care.

3 weeks

by Freya Lucas

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