Draft Early Years Strategy released

The Australian Government is developing an Early Years Strategy to shape its long-term vision for the education, development and wellbeing of young children in Australia and their families.

The Minister for Social Services, the Hon Amanda Rishworth MP, and the Minister for Early Childhood Education and Youth, the Hon Dr Anne Aly MP, are leading the development of the strategy in collaboration with other responsible Ministers.

The strategy will be the framework for the next 10 years of government investment in the early years.

Feedback is being sought on the draft.

Go to the Department of Social Services consultation website to see:

  • a survey open for community feedback on the draft strategy
  • the draft strategy.