- The extra year - which will not be compulsory - is part of an effort to improve early childhood development and alleviate the financial strains of childcare.
- Victoria plans to introduce the extra school year from 2025. It will be called 'pre-prep.'
- The NSW government committed $5.8 billion for the additional play-based learning, which will be called ‘pre-kindergarten'. NSW will begin a pilot program from 2023.
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Sa isang hakbang na inilarawan bilang 'ground-breaking', sa loob ng isang dekada ang lahat ng bata sa New South Wales at Victoria ay makakapasok sa libreng play-based learning isang taon bago ang kanilang pagpasok sa eskwelahan.