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New campaign launch: Early Learning – We Are Counting On You

Make Your Vote for Early Learning Count

ELAA has launched its Victorian and Federal pre-elections campaign. It’s called Early Learning – We Are Counting On You and you can find out all about it at the new campaign website (more…)



Victorian Early Years Policy Debate – new date 11 October

The Victorian Election is on November 24. Do you want to hear how our political leaders plan to support and develop early childhood education and care in Victoria? Are there questions you would like to ask them about things the affect your service or our sector?  (more…)



Lookout! Romp & Stomp is coming in October

Save the Date for Romp & Stomp 2018 – Melbourne Museum 24 October

Get ready for the rumble of tiny feet. Romp & Stomp has become a ‘must do’ annual event at Melbourne Museum for children 0 to 5 years. (more…)



eNews 29 August 2018 available now

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‘Starting Out Safely’ ThingleToodle session featured on WIN TV News

WIN NEWS – Gippsland featured a story on the ‘Starting Out Safely’ Road Safety Education Program today.

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Early and Middle Childhood Vic Policy Debate

In the lead up to the Victorian Election on November 24, Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA), Community Child Care Association (CCC) and Early Childhood Australia (Victoria Branch) have invited the ALP, Liberal and Greens spokespeople on early childhood education and care to present their case for delivering the early years services and support that Victorian families, service providers, and educators need.

Download the media release here



eNews 14 August 2018 available now

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eNews 1 August 2018 available now

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The case for for two years of funded preschool – ELAA releases position paper

ELAA has released a Position Paper outlining the case for universal access to two years (3-year-old and 4-year-old) of funded preschool.

Entitled A fair and smart Australia: The case for three-year-old preschool, the position paper brings together the evidence on the positive outcomes that an additional year of preschool can bring to children, communities and the nation.

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