Category: Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Making Kinder Buildings And Playgrounds More Inclusive

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading buildings and playgrounds across Victorian kindergartens to create more inclusive environments for children of all abilities. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Miners Rest Kindergarten and Creswick and District Preschool to announce the next round of successful applicants in the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program. Creswick […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region

New Play Space Delivered For Local Children

Families in Toorak will now have access to the first-rate early years services they deserve, thanks to a $140,000 upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Sonya Kilkenny today visited Brookville Kindergarten to open the service’s $147,000 facilities upgrade, and to meet children and families, including those who will benefit from […]

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Helping Gippsland Children To Thrive At Kindergarten

Gippsland children are set to enjoy new and upgraded kindergarten facilities, while local families will soon benefit from the roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Sonya Kilkenny, today visited East Gippsland to announce more than $1.1 million worth of upgrades to two local kindergarten […]

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Helping Victorian Children Thrive In Kinder And Beyond

More than 28,000 children are set to benefit from programs and additional resources in 2020, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $160 million School Readiness Funding initiative. The Australian-first initiative will be expanded to about 800 kindergarten in 32 local government areas in 2020 – with services in Hume, Greater Shepparton, Mitchell, Moira, Moreland, Murrindindi […]

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Three-Year-Old Kinder Around The Corner For Buloke

Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in the Buloke and Northern Grampians Shires, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined children, educators and teachers at Charlton and District Kindergarten and Sea Lake Kindergarten in Buloke and St […]

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Boosting Early Childhood Facilities For Ouyen Families

Families in Ouyen will have access to the bigger and better first-rate early years facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Mallee Minors Childcare Centre Ouyen to officially open its $178,779 upgrade. The upgrade included an extension of the building to co-locate a […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Three-Year-Old Kinder Around The Corner For Hindmarsh

Three-year-old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in Hindmarsh, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined children, educators and teachers at Dimboola Kindergarten to mark the first enrolments for funded three-year-old kinder programs. In an Australian first, the […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region

Supporting Pakenham Children To Get The Most Out Of Kindergarten

Children and families in Melbourne’s southeast are benefitting following a kindergarten building upgrade, and new funding from the Andrews Labor Government, which is helping young children to get the most out of their early childhood education. Parliamentary Secretary for Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today attended Pakenham Kindergarten to see first-hand how the new facilities are […]

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