Best Start Guidelines and Templates

Best Start Policy and Guidelines

The 2016 Best Start Policy and Guidelines were officially endorsed by Minister Mikakos, Minister for Families and Children on 29 June 2016.

For more information, refer to the Best Start Policy and Guidelines:

For more information on the updates to the Best Start program, please refer to the 2016 Best Start Fact Sheet:


Partnership Agreement and Position Description

The sample Partnership Agreement referred to in the 2016 Best Start Policy and Guidelines is provided below. Partnerships are able to modify the agreement to meet their local requirements with approval from their regional Department of Education and Training contact.

A sample Best Start Partnership Agreement is found below:

A sample Best Start Facilitator Position Description is found below:

Reporting Templates

All reporting templates are now located on the Best Start Collaboration Site at .

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