• "Early learning is a highly effective intervention to change the life trajectory of disadvantaged children."

    Michael Traill AM

  • "Our Purpose is to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life."

    Julia Davison, CEO

  • "While there is so much more that we can and will do to support children and families through early learning, the progress achieved in just a few years by our wonderful frontline educators and the professional team who underpin them is exceptional."

    Greg Hutchinson AM

  • "Goodstart is a fantastic platform to work with the most disadvantaged in the community and has established a strong voice for children in the national policy discussion."

    Rob Koczkar

  • "Goodstart’s challenge is to ensure children in Australia have quality early learning available to them, regardless of family income or geography."

    Wendy McCarthy AO

  • "The importance of the first years of a child's life cannot be overstated. A critical role for Goodstart, drawing on the experience of its large network of services, is to build evidence and provide advice to government about policy reform."

    Lynne Wannan AM

  • "Goodstart is passionate about providing all children, from birth, with the best opportunities to develop into wonderful people."

    Lynelle Briggs AO

  • "Goodstart’s strong commitment to deliver high quality early learning and ensuring positive outcomes for all children in partnership with their families is evident in all we do."

    June McLoughlin

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At Goodstart, children are central to everything we do. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we are committed to re-investing our surplus in our network, our people and our purpose for the benefit of all Australia's children.