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Lower School Starting Age Funding Must be Invested in Early Education

After more than 12 months of community outrage, the Liberals’ decision to remove their lower school starting age from Education Act changes is welcome.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Aug 2017


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Liberals Should Commit to Continuing Child and Family Centre Roll Out

Child and Family Centres are key social infrastructure that strengthen family connections and engage parents in their child's learning.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Feb 2017


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No Support for Rockilff's Plan to Lower School Starting Age

The Tasmanian Greens have a fully costed alternative Policy to roll out 11 new Child and Family Centres.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Aug 2016


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Greens Release Alternative to Lower School Age Policy Initiative

Public concern is growing over the Liberal Government's plan to lower the mandatory school starting age.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  6 Aug 2016


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Welcome News on Child and Family Centres

The announcement that there will be additional funding for increased staffing levels at Tasmania's Child and Family Centres is welcomed.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  25 Nov 2015