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Starting Blocks' parent organisation ACECQA receives ongoing funding commitment

The Australian Government has announced ongoing funding for ACECQA, to ensure the continued provision of high quality early learning services for Australian families.

This commitment by the Australian Government was welcomed by ACECQA Board Chairperson, Ms Judy Hebblethwaite.

“On behalf of the Board and staff of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority (ACECQA), I would like to thank the Hon Dan Tehan MP and the Australian Government for the decision to continue funding the Authority on an ongoing basis”, said Ms Hebblethwaite. 

“With more than 900,000 families and 1.7 million children accessing almost 16,000 services, early childhood education and care is a growing and vital part of Australia’s education sector.”

“Across Australia, we work with all governments to provide guidance, resources and services to support the sector to improve outcomes for children.”  

“With today’s announcement, we look forward to continuing to adapt and grow our support of Regulatory Authorities and the sector in delivering a world class early learning and care system for Australia’s children.”

The Australian Government’s commitment of $46million commences on 1 July 2020.

Read the full media statement

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