The Hodgman Government is committed to improving early learning opportunities in Tasmania, because early learning influences the pathway to a job and a good quality of life.
The Child and Family Centre (CFC) in East Devonport have just won a grant from the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) for a project that aims to reduce vulnerability in communities, using the results from the latest AEDC data collection.
Their Tactical Tots for Blokes & Kids program will help build a closer and more positive relationship between fathers and toddlers. To support the program, the East Devonport CFC will purchase larger equipment to offer other community programs to older children.
Other successful recipients of grants (ranging from $2,000 to $30,000) through the AEDC project were:
More information on the grants is available from: https://www.education.tas.gov.au.