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The future of early childhood education and care services in Australia.
Policy Brief No. 26 (PDF)
Policy Briefs translate childhood research evidence to inform policy, practice and service delivery. The series is a succinct, easy to read publication aimed to stimulate informed debate about issues that affect children's health and wellbeing.
The Policy Brief series presents the research under four headings and addresses:
Each Policy Brief explores a specific theme relevant to early childhood and families. Refer to the
archives page to read and download previous editions.
The first Policy Brief "Early childhood and the lifecourse" was launched on 28 February 2006.
Policy Brief is authored by experts in the field of early childhood and produced by the Centre for Community Child Health. Each edition is reviewed by an editorial panel.
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The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.