July 26, 2022
It’s official. School is back for federal politicians!
It's official. School is back for federal politicians! The 47th Parliament of Australia is sitting in Canberra for the very first time today since the 21st of May election - which honestly feels like years ago! (Or is that just us?)
July 05, 2022
Parents need urgent relief from soaring interest rates
Many families with children under five will be feeling the strain with today’s announcement by the RBA of a 0.5% interest rate rise compounding existing financial pressure from the soaring cost of early learning.
June 16, 2022
New year of free early learning a huge opportunity
The Parenthood has welcomed the historic joint announcement today from the Victorian and NSW Governments to work together to transform early education. It is a game changer for children, parents and families.
June 15, 2022
Early intervention and inclusion - Can we do both?
Children and Young People with Disability Australia - For many children and young people with disability and their families, it was hoped that 2022 would be a year of renewal and fresh starts. We all knew a federal election was coming.
June 14, 2022
$5 billion boost to early childhood education and care in NSW
The Parenthood welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement of $5 billion over 10 years in early learning as a vital emergency support for the state’s early childhood education and care services, children and their parents.
June 07, 2022
Parents need relief from rising interest rates and childcare costs
Households with young children will be under increasing financial pressure from the combined impacts of the 0.5 per cent increase in interest rates announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia today and the rising costs of early learning.
June 01, 2022
We welcome the new Minister for Early Childhood Education
The Parenthood has welcomes the announcement of Anne Aly as the new Minister for Early Childhood Education and Amanda Rishworth as the new Minister for Social Service. We are looking forward to working with them.
May 25, 2022
A better deal for families was key to 2022 Federal Election
Delivering a better deal for women, children and families, through early learning and childcare reform, was a major feature of the election campaigns of the political parties and independents who succeeded on 21 May 2022.