| Brisbane, Australia|
| Early Childhood Education|
Julia Davison - CEO and Executive Director
Michael Traill - Non Executive Chair
Brotherhood of St Laurence
The Benevolent Society
Social Ventures Australia
Julia Davison (29 Jun 2011–)
Goodstart Early Learning is Australia's largest early learning provider. A not-for-profit social enterprise, it employs 13,500 staff and supports more than 60,000 families and 71,500 children across 643 centres throughout Australia. Formed by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Mission Australia, The Benevolent Society and Social Ventures Australia, out of ABC Learning, Goodstart began operating in 2010.
The group also advocates to Government and the community to ensure children and families have continued access to affordable, high quality early learning and care.
Goodstart Early Learning Wikipedia
The Goodstart story was the brainchild of two of Australia’s social entrepreneurs, Evan Thornley and Michael Traill.