Federal Labor has released more details about its early years policy. My colleagues and I identified that:
'The most exciting and different thing about Labor’s policy was the positive shift in direction signalled by the policy’s name – “Investing in Early Education and Care” – and the focus on “making quality early education and care more affordable”.'
We are pleased by this development, but emphasise that more work remains to improve ECEC quality and participation rates. Read our article in The Conversation for more.