Education

How investing in pre-schoolers will pay big dividends into the future

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Updated June 23 2024 - 3:00pm, first published June 20 2024 - 4:30pm
Ned, 3, serves 'breakfast' to Ballarat MP Catherine King and federal minister for early childhood education Anne Aly at Yirram Burron Early Learning Centre in Sebastopol where it was announced Ballarat would become a site for the Connected Beginnings program to improve outcomes for First Nations children. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Ned, 3, serves 'breakfast' to Ballarat MP Catherine King and federal minister for early childhood education Anne Aly at Yirram Burron Early Learning Centre in Sebastopol where it was announced Ballarat would become a site for the Connected Beginnings program to improve outcomes for First Nations children. Picture by Lachlan Bence

Every year more than 200 First Nations babies are born in Ballarat and a new program will work to ensure their first five years of life set them up for the best possible future.

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