The Australian Government is developing an Early Years Strategy to shape its vision for the future of Australia’s children and their families.
Recognising how critical the early years are for children’s development and continued success over their lifetime, the Strategy will aim to deliver the best possible outcomes for Australian children.
The Strategy will help the Commonwealth create a more integrated, holistic approach to the early years and better support the education, wellbeing and development of Australia’s children. It will seek to support improving coordination between Commonwealth programs, funding and frameworks impacting early childhood development.
Rainbow Families is making a submission to the government’s consultation to ensure the voices of LGBTQ+ parents and their children are represented and we would like to hear from you.
Last month Ashley Scott and Rachel Ried travelled to Canberra to be part of the Early Yeast Strategy Summit and represented Rainbow Families at the summit. This submission will reinforce our contribution at the summit and help to ensure that our families are included in the strategy.