Every child deserves the best start in life.
The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers quality early childhood education to help all Victorian kids to learn, play and grow.
The Victorian Budget 2018/19 Budget includes investments to:
$33.9 million to increase access to early childhood facilities, including the construction and upgrade of buildings, playgrounds and equipment.
$27.2 million for more kindergarten places as our population grows.
$17.9 million for language programs for children in state-funded kindergartens, to introduce ten new bilingual programs in kindergartens.
$8.9 million to maintain universal access to four-year-old kindergarten.
$8 million to support the early childhood education workforce.
$4 million for early start kindergarten for vulnerable children.