Gilda Howard retired as CEO after 6 years and Sue Hart was welcomed as the new CEO.
Margaret Clyde (Life Member) passed away in April. She will be remembered for her significant contribution to early childhood education.
Gowrie Training delivered Professional Learning to over 7,300 professionals and 132 Certificate and Diploma and Advanced Diploma students graduated.
Coaching and Mentoring was provided to 110 centres (over 1,100 educators).
Partnerships established with 370 degree Traineeships and ISIK College for delivery of bilingual EYLF workshops.
Start Right Eat Right program was amalgamated into Kids: Go for your Life. Gowrie Victoria ran the program for eight years, with awards to 280 centres thanks to sponsorship and funding by the Department of Health.
Gowrie Training successfully ran Grandfathering courses to enable long term educators to gain a qualification thanks to DEECD funding.
The Gowrie Victoria Board revitalised plans to redevelop the Carlton North site and planning is underway recognising the value of outdoor space and providing a model demonstration centre based on leading research and best practice in the sector.