August 01, 2022
Fast-track key early learning reforms
The Parenthood has welcomed the Centre for Policy Development’s Starting Now report released today and its recommendations on the next phase of early learning reform. Read our latest media release!
July 28, 2022
Jobs and Skills Summit must address workforce crisis
New data from the national early childhood education regulator highlights the growing crisis in the early childhood education and care workforce. The Job and Skill Summit must address the workforce crisis.
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.