Latest News

The impact of COVID-19 on children in Australian early childhood education and care

The Centre for Community Child Health at The Royal Children's Hospital COVID-19 and Kids Resource Hub brings together the latest research and evidence-based resources on COVID-19 and kids.

Read The Centre's rapid review on The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children in Australian early childhood education and care, January 2022, prepared for the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

17 17Th September 2019

Let's Read Wimmera finalist 2019

Congratulations Let’s Read Wimmera - finalist in the 2019 Victorian Early Years Awards, 'Creating Collaborative Community Partnerships' category.

31 31St January 2018

Aussie kids are slipping in literacy

Australia is facing a "national crisis" on literacy with students showing up to kindergarten less prepared than ever before, says the National Early Language and Literacy Coalition.

17 17Th January 2018

Dad's the Word

Dads who read to their toddler-aged children have four-year-olds with better language and literacy skills, new research has found.

31 31St January 2017

Book time to make a difference

Professor Frank Oberklaid's opinion piece in Melbourne's Herald Sun talks about the importance - and joy - of reading with children.

31 31St January 2016

Raise a Reader

Raise a Reader! Reading with children is a national focus this week.

20 20Th April 2015

Parenting in Pictures

New Parenting in Pictures resources encourage reading with babies and toddlers

9 9Th February 2015

Read the report

Let's Read Certified Services Goodstart Project Report

26 26Th October 2012

QEC Conference 2012

Hon Peter Garrett MP will launch Let's Read Campaign at QEC 2012