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Is there any additional ECEC support for families as Jobkeeper ends?

With the Jobkeeper support package ending on 28 March, many early childhood education and care (ECEC) services will be receiving questions about additional support services which may be available for families who have experienced job loss or reduction of income as a result.

4 weeks

by Freya Lucas

COVID-19 training powerful boost for Birrelee Aboriginal Children’s Service

The Federal Department of Health has created free online COVID-19 infection control training, designed to support those who care for others to remain on top of current and relevant information to keep care recipients, staff and visitors safe.

1 month

by Freya Lucas

ELACCA applauds fee relief extension for COVID-19 impacted services

The Early Learning and Care Council of Australia (ELACCA) has released a statement applauding the Federal Government's decision to extend fee waivers for early learning and care services that are directed to close temporarily due to COVID-19.

1 month

by Jason Roberts

“A devastating and distorted new normal” for the world’s children outlined by UNICEF

Commenting on the one year anniversary of the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, UNICEF have pointed to the latest available data, which the organisation says paints a picture of “a devastating and distorted new normal for the world’s children.”

1 month

by Freya Lucas

COVID-19 transmission remains low in NSW education settings, Term 4 data shows

The spread of COVID-19 remained “extremely low” in New South Wales schools and early childhood settings, a new data set has shown, with onward transmission of only 1.2 per cent in Term 4 2020, consistent with findings from earlier in the year.

1 month

by Freya Lucas

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