Labor pledges $1.75b in plan to ‘reimagine childcare into early childhood education’

Families will be able to access free or subsidised preschool for children as young as three for 15 hours a week, under a $1.75 billion pledge promising access to early education for all children if Labor wins the next federal election.

Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder miss out on NDIS funding

Thousands of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder miss out on NDIS funding because there are so few specialists who can diagnose and assess the impact of the condition.

‘It’s not stopping at the playground anymore’: Prep, Year 1 bullying on the rise

The number of Queensland Prep students being suspended or expelled almost doubles in four years, with experts and parents warning the problem of schoolyard bullying is exploding among the state's youngest students.