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Mater moves in to fill Australian made nappy void as Huggies outsources to Asia

Those early childhood education and care (ECEC) services who are conducting a deeper dive into the ethics of consumerism, considering where the goods they purchased are made, by whom, and what the process of manufacture is, may be interested to learn that there is only one disposable nappy maker in Australia to bear the Australian Made logo Mater.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

EACH team helps to create culturally safe and inclusive environments for ECEC services

In an effort to support local early childhood education and care (ECEC) services and schools the Knox and Maroondah areas of Victoria, the Health Promotion team from EACH, a provider of integrated health, disability, counselling and community mental health services in the eastern states of Australia, has been working with local teams on an educational journey to make their services culturally safe and inclusive.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

ARACY offers scholarships to support ECEC educators to have a voice at Summit

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) has announced a limited number of scholarships, designed to support early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals to attend and lend their expertise to the task of building a better future for babies and toddlers across Australia.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Indoor play, hourly monitoring, air conditioners – how services are managing smoke

As early childhood education and care (ECEC) services around Australia grapple with dealing with the limiting effects of hazardous air pollution arising from ongoing bushfires around the country, one question continues to arise how do we keep children safe?

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Change nappies, save the world – sustainable push from USC student in Vanuatu

An occupational therapy student from the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) has stepped in to support disadvantaged families impacted by a world first disposable nappy ban in the small tropical nation of Vanuatu.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

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