Preschool funding agreement
The Commonwealth and Western Australian governments have signed a preschool funding agreement that will benefit more than 130,000 Western Australian children in the year before school from 2022 to 2025.The Preschool Reform Agreement confirms up to $190 million of Commonwealth funding for preschool in Western Australia.
- supports children to attend 15 hours of preschool each week in the year before school
- ensures all children benefit from Commonwealth funding regardless of the setting they attend
- aims to improve preschool enrolment and attendance
- maximises the benefit of preschool by improving outcomes for children.