Supporting the development, health and wellbeing of babies and young children through services, legislation and care.
Thirteen innovative programs have been named as finalists for the awards, which recognise achievements in the early childhood sector.
Speech pathologist and PhD student, Hannah Stark, has taken out a scholarship that supports research into education.
The day celebrates the importance that connection to culture plays in Aboriginal children’s safety, development and wellbeing.
‘Replacing the blue book, the new Child Health Record will document a child’s health in everyday language without clinical or intimidating processes.’
Maternal and Child Health Nurse
‘I think all children should come to kindergarten. Kindergarten is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn and to play.’
Maree, Kindergarten Teacher
The KinderGardens for Wildlife program helps to build natural habitats in playgrounds.
Early Awards Winner: Knox City Council, Little GreenLeaves