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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?

34 mins

by Freya Lucas

New ECEC service on the way for Kingston regardless of election outcome

Both major political parties have agreed to fund a new early childhood education and care (ECEC) service in Kingston, a town in the south east of South Australia.

5 days

by Freya Lucas

Playgroups promised extra funding if the ALP secures victory in next election

In the event that the party secures victory at the next Federal election on 21 May, The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has promised $11 million over the forward estimates to support playgroups.

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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.

1 week

by Freya Lucas

What Australian educators need from the next Federal government

This year has been difficult and stressful and it’s only May. We’ve seen Australia re- open its borders causing all-time highs in our COVID-19 case numbers, and floods causing confusion and wreaking havoc for children, women, families and early educators – all of whom are being impacted by one thing or another.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

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