In 2015, 1 in 5 Australian children started school developmentally vulnerable on one or more domains and there has been little change in this proportion since 2009. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more than twice as likely to be developmentally vulnerable at the start of school, and this number increases to two in five for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
How can we ensure that childcare is affordable for all Australians with kids?
Access to Early Childhood Education
How can we ensure that all children have access to quality early childhood development and care?
Value of Childhood Development and Learning
How can we as a society see the value and importance of early childhood development and care?