In September 2016, the NSW Government announced the Start Strong program – which promises to lower fees for community preschools and some long day care services, and ensure 600 hours of early childhood education for children in the year before school.


To learn more about the NSW Government’s commitment to early childhood education, visit the Start Strong website.


For Start Strong support contact Community Early Learning Australia, on 1800 157 818 or email

Roadshow Presentation

Start Strong 3 Year Old Non Equity Funding

A Joint Presentation by CCSA and CELA
Start Strong funding has been extended to included subsidies for 3 year olds from January 2019. Watch this recorded webinar to help make the most of your Start Strong funding under the new arrangements.



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