Supporting the learning, development, health and wellbeing of babies and young children through services, legislation, education and care.
The end of the year is almost upon us and for many families that means helping children prepare for their first weeks of school.
Those working in the early years sector are being called on to help increase parents’ and carers’ awareness of the potentially deadly risks of leaving children alone in cars this summer.
This year we’ve been working to make sure all Victorian children have access to a high-quality education regardless of their background, circumstance or where they live.
'Replacing the blue book, the new Child Health Record will document a child's health in everyday language.'
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