Thrive by Five pushing reform to stop politics getting in the way of children's success

Nicholas Stuart
Updated July 2 2021 - 12:30am, first published February 21 2021 - 5:25am

This week, in the midst of terrible rape allegations, the distraction of Facebook's decision to ban story-sharing, and excitable murmurings about Anthony Albanese's leadership (oh no, sorry, that's old news now) one of our most significant national challenges received almost no media coverage; despite a high-powered lobbying team pursuing politicians all around Parliament House. That lack of news wasn't because the issue - early childhood development - isn't important: it is. It isn't because no one has any idea about how to make it better: they do.

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Nicholas Stuart

Nicholas Stuart is a Canberra writer.

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