The Early Learning Monitor is a national survey conducted by Essential Research on behalf of Thrive by Five. The monitor was first run in 2021, this is its third year.
This research aims to understand how everyday Australians and parents think the early learning system currently works, how it impacts children into adulthood and how important this issue is to their vote. In 2023, the research surveyed n=4,533 Australians over 18 years old, regardless of whether they had children or not. For more information about how we conducted this research and to read the methodology click here.
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up by 13% since October 2020.
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