Supporting the development, health and wellbeing of babies and young children through services, legislation and care.
Local councils and other service providers are invited to apply for a share of $50 million in funding to develop modern and flexible early childhood facilities.
The 2015 census – which measures the development of children in their first full-time year of school – is underway.
A new app developed specially for Victorian parents will provide a window into their child’s learning.
‘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