Research by leading Australian scientists has found that what is ‘learned’ both in the womb and throughout the first few years of life has profound consequences over the course of a life.
The leading non-profit organization working in the U.S. and around the world to ensure women and children have the healthiest first 1,000 days.
Latrobe City Council and Anglicare Victoria have teamed up to deliver the Victorian Government funded First 1000 Days Project.
Townsville will lead the country in delivering an internationally acclaimed health and wellbeing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families – First 1000 Days Australia. The Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service (TAIHS) will steer the new initiative, which will be rolled out across North Queensland.
Loyce Henaway only found out about her Aboriginal heritage a few weeks ago.
North of Brisbane, traditional owners conduct a ceremony to give their children a sense of identity denied to generations.
In a partnership with First 1000 Days Australia and the More Than a LandLord Project, Peer Researchers were trained to undertake household surveys.
At the National Coalition on Child Safety and Wellbeing annual meeting, Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja presented on the Department of Social Services Third Action Plan.
The Hon. Catherine King MP delivered the Keynote Address to the 2016 NACCHO Members' Conference and Annual General Meeting, Melbourne, 6 December 2016.
First 1000 Days Australia was represented on the the Northern Territory Early Childhood Development Expert Panel, with Professor Kerry Arabena being named among the internationally renowned experts who gave advice on the Territory’s Early Childhood Development Plan.
The Queensland Government invested $1.5 million over three years (2016–19) to implement First 1000 Days Australia in Townsville and Moreton Bay, thereby showing a commitment to taking a broader approach to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
The Palaszczuk Government is joining forces with the University of Melbourne to ensure a better start to life for some of Queensland’s most vulnerable children.
International research shows that early intervention programs during pregnancy and in the early months and years of a child’s life have great positive impact on later health.