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The Queensland Hubs study : child care and family services in rural and regional communities
  • Collette P. Tayler, The University of Melbourne
  • Dan Cloney, The University of Melbourne
  • Ann Farrell, Queensland University of Technology
  • Tracey M. Muscat, Queensland University of Technology
The Hubs study aimed to ascertain the value of selected Queensland Child Care and Family Support Hubs (known as Hubs) to the families and young children in rural and regional localities by tracing the development of six Hubs where service provision in their localities was particularly challenging. Conducted during the period 2004 to 2006, it was the first investigative analysis of integrated early childhood care and family support services in Queensland’s rural and regional communities.
  • early childhood,
  • integrated services,
  • child and family hubs,
  • rural and regional communities
Publication Date
November 1, 2008
Copyright 2008 Queensland University of Technology
Australian Research Council Linkage Study LP0347765. Prepared for the research partners in the Australian Research Council Linkage Project Child Care and Family Service Hubs Impact Study in Rural and Regional Communities. Research partners included the Queensland Government Department of Communities, the Commonwealth Department of Families and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, the Queensland Government Department of Education and the Arts (now Department of Education, Training and the Arts), Queensland Health, the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Queensland and the Crèche and Kindergarten Association of Queensland. 
Citation Information
Collette P. Tayler, Dan Cloney, Ann Farrell and Tracey M. Muscat. "The Queensland Hubs study : child care and family services in rural and regional communities" (2008)
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