Kindergarten to be made free for all Queensland families from 2024 in $645 million budget announcement

Kindergarten will be free in Queensland from next year as part of a budget measure the state government says will save some families about $4,600.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk hopes it will “give every little Queenslander the best start in life” and support parents returning to the workforce.

It will cost the state budget $645 million in total,