Early Childhood

The early years of a child's life shape many aspects of their future, including their health, learning and social development. The submissions below relate to early childhood, including childcare services and paid maternity leave.

NSW Children's Services Regulation 2004 (PDF 44.1KB)
February 2009
Submission in response to the Department of Community Services’ Review of the Children’s Services Regulation 2004.

Response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Paid Maternity Leave Draft Inquiry Report (PDF 121.3KB)
November 2008
Response by the Commission and the National Investment for the Early Years (NIFTeY) to the draft Inquiry Report.

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Paid Maternity Leave (PDF 68.5KB)
July 2008
Response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave.