Starting Early For a Better Future

A draft 10-year plan to give Territory kids the best start in life has recently been launched and now we need your feedback.

The Starting Early for a Better Future is a plan for early childhood development in the Northern Territory 2018 – 2028. The plan will guide the most effective delivery of services, support and investment to give every Territory child the best opportunity for a happy, healthy life.

The Plan focuses on three areas for action – engaging parents, families and communities; building the early childhood development sector; and fostering leadership and advocacy. A whole of Government approach is proposed, working closely with the NGO sector and local communities. 

An eight-week consultation process is underway to ensure the plan includes the right mix of policy, actions, strategy and innovation to make a difference in the lives of all Territory children.

With consultation open until 1 December, this is your opportunity to have your thoughts and ideas considered for inclusion in the final plan. For more information and to provide your feedback, go to Have Your Say or the Early Childhood website.

Have your say on the draft Ten-Year Early Childhood Development Plan