Here’s what teachers look for when kids start school

Latest News | Jun 25, 2019

Many parents believe teaching their child to read is the best way […] Read More

Smart Start kids

Preschool benefits all children, but not all children get it. Here’s what the government can do about that

Latest News | Jun 25, 2019

Leading up to the election, Labor campaigned on an ambitious suite of […] Read More

Key challenges for the re-elected Coalition government: our experts respond

Latest News | May 20, 2019

The re-elected Coalition government has some big policy decisions to make. In […] Read More

Why early childhood education is everyone’s business

Latest News | May 20, 2019

The first five years of life are the most critical for building […] Read More

The childcare subsidy calculator you must use before you vote on Saturday

The childcare subsidy calculator you must use before you vote on Saturday

In the Media Latest News | May 15, 2019

Find out how much your family will save. You know those baffling […] Read More

Federal election 2019: Labor’s childcare proposal ‘a really big deal for typical families’, says Grattan Institute

Federal election 2019: Labor’s childcare proposal ‘a really big deal for typical families’, says Grattan Institute

In the Media Latest News | May 7, 2019

New independent modelling claims Labor’s $4 billion childcare policy would “substantially” boost […] Read More

Why Labor’s childcare policy is the biggest economic news of the election campaign

Why Labor’s childcare policy is the biggest economic news of the election campaign

In the Media Latest News | May 7, 2019

In an election campaign full of giveaways but short on serious economic […] Read More

Endless fights over money don’t improve education results

Endless fights over money don’t improve education results

Latest News | May 1, 2019

One of the few things both sides agree on in this election […] Read More

Greens announce ambitious childcare policy

Greens announce ambitious childcare policy

Latest News | May 1, 2019

The Greens have launched an ambitious policy which would make childcare free […] Read More

Government labels Labor childcare plan ‘communism’

Government labels Labor childcare plan ‘communism’

Latest News | May 1, 2019

The Coalition’s calling the ALP’s plan to pay childcare workers more while […] Read More