The Australian Government is continuing to  implement their Coronavirus Emergency Response  Plan. The aim of this plan is to reduce the risk of the Coronavirus spreading from person to person in Australia.
The NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency is limiting face to face contact at this time to help  keep everyone safe.

We are continuing to support services and educators by responding to all inclusion  requests via email, phone appointments and online appointments. Inclusion  Professionals continue to be available to support you.
 Please continue to contact your Inclusion Professional for any support required or call  1800 703 382 (Tollfree)

NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency 

 KU Children’s Services, Include Me and Gowrie NSW, are proud to deliver the NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency as part of the Inclusion Support Program.

Regional Inclusion Hubs have been set up across the state and territory to provide free tailored support to early childhood education and care services through:

  • Onsite visits to observe and discuss service strengths, challenges and barriers to inclusion
  • Supporting educators to analyse policies, programs and practices and to reflect on changes that can be made to support inclusion
  • Providing practical advice, strategies and possible solutions to inclusion barriers
  • Facilitating the development of the services Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP) that identify strategies for change and growth
  • Inclusion Professionals will support educators to learn about inclusion, access ISP supports and support diversity.

Recent News

Many educators have been affected directly or indirectly by the recent bush fires. We hope this special edition e-news will support educators, children and families through this challenging period.

Please click here to access a copy

   Children's Voices

     The NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency has embarked on an exciting project which seeks and listens to children’s  
     voices about inclusion.                                                                                                                                                
     We are eager to hear from and reflect the child’s perspective in our work supporting inclusive practice.

     A range of inclusion-related interviews with children from across NSW
     and the ACT will be shared throughout the  year on our Children's Voices  
     page of this website.
     So far we have asked some children to share their thoughts about Difference and Australia Day. To read what       they had to say  click here




Inclusion Matters
   NSW/ACT IA Brochure      Consent Form         NSW ACT IA Brochure - For Families


What is Inclusion?

Inclusion recognises the right of every child to participate meaningfully in all aspects of community life. Inclusion happens when children are viewed as capable and valued contributors.

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Cultural Diversity

Inclusive early childhood and child care services welcome and value every child and their family. Inclusion is being respectful and responsive to culture.

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Programme Supports

The ISP assists early childhood and child care services to include children with additional needs alongside their peers, through the provision of tailored inclusion advice and support from Inclusion Agencies and access to funded support and specialist equipment where required.

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