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Thank you Goodstart Early Learning

We’re delighted to announce that Goodstart Early Learning has been added to our website as an employer who is supportive of Defence Partner employment.

Here’s some information about Goodstart.

At Goodstart Early Learning, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through great early learning experiences. Professionals and specialists of all kinds join us because they want to make a real difference to Australia’s children. We strive together to give every child the best possible start in life.

We pull together to help all families and communities, especially those experiencing vulnerability. And we stand up together for more accessible, affordable early learning.

Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning and childcare provider. We are Australian owned and not for profit so you can be confident children – not shareholders – are our first priority.

We were formed by four of Australia’s most respected community sector organisations—The Benevolent Society, Social Ventures Australia, Brotherhood of St Laurence and Mission Australia—to improve the lives and education of Australia’s children. Every investment we make is directed towards helping children reach their full potential. Everything we do is about contributing to a better outlook for Australia’s children and a happier, more prosperous society.

Looking for a rewarding career that can grow – and move – with you?

Goodstart offers genuine career pathways for people who share our vision – for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.

We have early learning centres in every State and Territory of Australia including most Defence locations, making us ideal employers for Defence partners, plus dozens of roles to choose from, so there’s no limit to where you can go and what you can do with Goodstart.

If you’d like to learn more, check out our Facebook page: and our website:

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