Supporting the development, health and wellbeing of babies and young children through services, legislation and care.
Five of Victoria’s leading early childhood programs have been honoured at the Early Years Awards.
For Peter Yang, taking his son Austin to a playgroup for Chinese fathers has been just as positive for his parenting as it has for Austin’s development.
The 2014 Children’s Week runs from 18-26 October and recognises the rights, talents, skills and abilities of children.
‘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