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Introducing Ash Barty

First 5 Forever ambassador

First 5 Forever is excited to have Ash Barty, Queensland sporting legend and new mum as our ambassador. Ash knows how important the first 5 years are to a child’s development and wellbeing, and wants to help families explore ways to talk, read, sing and play with their children to support their development in the first 5 years.

Ash says:

'I am proud to be First 5 Forever ambassador. Supporting a program that nurtures a love of learning is something I feel passionate about, and I am excited to work with First 5 Forever in the years ahead.' 

'As an auntie to 4 little ones and mum to Hayden, I spend a lot of my time with kids! I love helping them to learn and develop through reading, singing and playing together: things I fondly remember doing with my Mum and Dad when I was young.' 

These early interactions help build strong foundations for a child’s success at school and throughout their life.

Wherever you are ... make the most of every day. Talk, read, sing, play.

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