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Kids & Families

Neuroscience research shows that 80% of brain development occurs before age three, so giving kids the best possible start in life is key.

Learn more about what we do to help children and families in the early years and beyond.

Resources & support

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Want to help your child develop?

There are some very simple things you can do to help your child's brain develop.

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Are you thinking of fostering a child?

Find out more about fostering opportunities and how you can register your interest.

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Need some parenting support?

We provide programs and resources to help families raise happy, healthy and safe kids.

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Using science to shape young brains

We're trialing a new approach to early learning based on the latest science on brain development.

Shaping Brains in action

Early action

Get in early with kids & communities right now.

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