Media Releases

It’s hard work for families to make sure kids can learn and play

It’s hard work for families to make sure kids can learn and play

One of biggest opportunities we have to get parents into jobs and give young children the best start to life is to improve the way Australian families experience our early learning system.

June 17, 2021

Extra funding for early learning will help Australian families and our economic comeback

Extra funding for early learning will help Australian families and our economic comeback

The latest Budget commitment marks an important step in building a high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) system that delivers benefits to all children and their families. 

May 2, 2021

Access to early learning now can reverse the growing disadvantage facing Australian families

Access to early learning now can reverse the growing disadvantage facing Australian families

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) is key to addressing one of the largest increases in disadvantage that Australian families have ever faced.

November 30, 2020

Australia’s recovery hinges on early learning

Australia’s recovery hinges on early learning

The reason why early childhood education and care (ECEC) is one of the hottest topics from this week’s Federal Budget and Budget Reply speeches is because it impacts every Australian.

October 9, 2020

Optimising the Child Care Subsidy will get families back to work and the economy back on track

Optimising the Child Care Subsidy will get families back to work and the economy back on track

Optimising the current Child Care Subsidy (CCS) will improve affordability for families, get parents back into the workforce and significantly boost the nation’s GDP.

September 7, 2020

Investing in early childhood education doubles the return to Australia

Investing in early childhood education doubles the return to Australia

The first comprehensive Australian analysis of the economic impact of early childhood education. Download media release.

December 12, 2019
How Australia can invest in children and return more

How Australia can invest in children and return more

Evidence-based early intervention can radically change outcomes for Australian children and young people. Download media release.

December 12, 2019