Supporting the learning, development, health and wellbeing of babies and young children through services, legislation, education and care.
Nine new early learning centres will welcome families through their doors for the first time as the 2017 kindergarten year begins.
Are you an experienced, enthusiastic early childhood teacher eager to share your passion and expertise with colleagues just starting their careers?
Early childhood educators are a key part of a new campaign reinforcing how immunisation saves lives and keeps children safe from deadly diseases.
'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