About Us

Our story

Prelude Australia is a Not For Profit charity leading best practice, early childhood & therapy supports for kids from birth to twelve.

Trusted by our community for over 40 years, we deliver connected, capacity building support. We are committed to achieving meaningful outcomes for children that support participation and independence in their everyday lives.

Our role is to partner with your family to coach you and provide specialist support. We focus on real solutions that can be sustained over time. It’s about real people, in real places, doing real things.

We are intentionally REAL and genuinely promote a Relationship focus, Evidence-based practice, Adaptable solutions and Life-long impact.

Our people are passionate, highly qualified early childhood specialists who understand every child and every story is unique, and every child and every story is important.

Our commitment is that kids, families and communities feel connected and capable in their partnership with us.

We build the capacity for connected beginnings that lead to lifelong possibilities.

At Prelude Australia, we’re here to support a positive future for all children.

Our difference

We lead best practice early childhood & therapy supports that are authentic and build relationships for children that will help them thrive now and into the future.

Our supports are

Relationships Focused

Evidence Based

Adaptable

Life-Long Impact

Our difference

Our difference is in our REAL principles and our Connected Beginnings approach.

Principles

We lead best practice early childhood and therapy supports that are authentic and build relationships for children that will help them thrive now and into the future.

Relationship Focused

Connecting in authentic relationships with kids and the people most important to them

Evidence-Based

Supporting you to make informed decisions based on what actually works

Adaptable

Shaping adaptable, connected support and solutions that integrate into your life

Life-Long Impact

Embedding core foundations early in life for a positive future

Connected Beginnings

We deliver best practice early childhood and therapy supports that are evidence based. The Connected Beginnings model is our way to describe the transdisciplinary approach that follows the National Guidelines for Early Intervention, and is recommended under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Our people

Our people are passionate, highly qualified early childhood specialists who work in partnership with families and the community to ensure the people we support feel understood, respected and informed. As a team, together we work to support a positive future for all children.

Women in Leadership

The annual Prelude Australia Women in Leadership fundraiser is an inclusive event that aims to celebrate the positive impact women have in leadership roles and discuss key challenges for women in the workplace.

Our Partners

Partnerships enable us to improve access to services, innovate and make a real difference to the lives of people in our communities.

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