Turnbull Government fails to deliver funding certainty for preschools

The Turnbull Government has again failed to commit to long-term funding for preschools after it announced it will extend funding for the sector only up to the end of 2019.

NSW Teachers Federation strongly supports the calls of the Australian Education Union (AEU) for the Turnbull Government to guarantee long-term funding certainty – instead of just a year-by-year commitment – for such a vital part of a child’s development and education.

“Preschools simply cannot manage enrolments, plan learning programs or invest in

staff development and proper workforce planning when they don’t know whether

their services will be funded into the next calendar year,” AEU Federal President Correna Haythorpe said, in a media release earlier today.

Read the full media release here