Author: Freya Lucas
Are our most disadvantaged children really getting the help they need as early as possible? The answer is no, with so many children receiving ‘late intervention measures’, when they really need
help early in their life and education.
A report has found that the Australian taxpayer is spending over $15 billion every year on these late intervention measures, with support services failing to intervene early and address pressing
This article details the reasoning behind the study and the findings. It called for a smarter, targeted and evidence-based approach to early intervention, and what happens next.