Early Life Foundations supports parents and communities across Australia and Internationally. Our specialist team lead Directors Kathy Walker and Shona Bass provide a wider variety of parent support services, these include:

  • Parent presentations and workshops
  • Resources - books, DVD's, podcasts, fact sheets, newsletters
  • Parent consultations on all aspects of parenting
  • Assessments
  • Referrals

For more information browse the pages below, call the office (+61 3 9551 1900) or via contact us.


Read more about...

We speak at AGM's public events, community information sessions and a range of other sessions for parents and educators on a range of topics related to parenting, society and education.  Our team of consultants, lead by Directors Kathy Walker and Shona Bass, present these public parent presentations across Australia throughout the school year.  Read further to view the range of topics we can present for your parent group.

We know parenting is wonderful but also challenging. Sometimes lonely and sometimes hard. We are here to support you with ideas for the good times and the difficult times. One on one consultations, presentations, workshops, assessments and referrals are all part of what we offer.


News and Updates

Love the work we do at Early Life Foundations - here is an opportunity that may interest you!

The pay and conditions including kindergarten teachers being managed by parent committees in VIC are all part of why there are so few high quality qualified Early Childhood Educators and therefore why Australia continues to lag behind most other... Read full story

Did you know we have a YouTube Channel with 7 video clips on parenting and Walker Learning - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEpka8Pe7M9m1RcDN5bFAWg


I definitely gained some new ways of thinking about how to use materials. Also, the value of Combining different types of media and using the correct paper. I also learned about some glue/ adhesive products I was previously unaware of. Overall an... Read full story

The two day course was excellent and has really impacted on my planning and preparation. it would be great to have some one on one time at the end to help each person plan their goals and strategies as this is the important part and guidance... Read full story

ELF are the best! Their consultations and assistance in evaluating whether a child is ready for the school system, regardless of the State one is in, is second to none. They are caring, thoughtful, professional and truly listen to a parent's... Read full story