Inclusion Support Program

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What the program offers

Inclusion Agencies

Inclusion Agencies work with services to identify and address any barriers to inclusion.

Inclusion Development Fund

The Inclusion Development Fund and the Specialist Equipment Library provide extra support if barriers are identified that Inclusion Agencies cannot resolve.

The Inclusion Development Fund is managed by the Inclusion Development Fund Manager. The fund manager assesses applications and ensures eligible services have equal access to the fund.

Get in touch

There is a national Inclusion Development Fund Manager and 7 Inclusion agencies. Contact your local Inclusion Agency to learn more about the Inclusion Support Program.

State/Territory Organisation Email Address Phone Number
ACT/NSW KU Children’s Services inclusionagency@includeme.com.au 1800 703 382
Northern Territory Early Childhood Australia NT Branch ecant@earlychildhood.org.au 1800 959 995
Queensland KU Children’s Services inclusionsupportqld@ku.com.au 1800 811 039
South Australia Gowrie SA inclusion@gowriesa.org.au 1800 129 606
Tasmania Lady Gowrie Tasmania Inc. inclusion@gowrie-tas.com.au 1800 647 718
Victoria Community Child Care via@cccinc.org.au 1800 177 017
Western Australia Communicare Inc. info@communicare.org.au 1800 119 247

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Inclusion Support Program guidelines

The Inclusion Support Program guidelines include information about:

  • how the program operates
  • eligibility requirements
  • role of Inclusion Agencies and Inclusion Development Fund Manager
  • how applications are assessed

Inclusion Support Portal

The Inclusion Support Portal is a simple web-based application to help services interact with the Inclusion Support Program.

It provides step-by-step help for services to develop an online Strategic Inclusion Plan and apply for funding through the Inclusion Development Fund.

More information

Forms

Resources

A range of resources is available to help providers understand the Child Care Package.