Family Learning Centre in Truganina East the jewel in Wyndham redevelopment crown

February saw a significant milestone in the Victorian city of Wyndham, with three major construction projects coming to a close, delivering new and improved community centres and facilities across the city.

3 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Four-storey childcare on the way for the Sutherland Shire

The Sutherland Shire could soon be home to a four-storey childcare centre, should a recent application submitted to the Sutherland Shire Council go ahead, local news source St George and Sutherland Shire Leader has said.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Deloitte Global report gives valuable insights for family owned ECEC small businesses

As major employers and contributors to Australia’s economy, local family owned businesses, including those who own and manage early childhood education and care (ECEC) services, face a range of issues that can impact on their success – in the immediate and longer term.

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Quality childcare has become a necessity for Australian families, and for society. It’s time the government paid up

An Australian family on the average wage typically spends close to A$6,000 out of pocket per year on child care, a new analysis from the Mitchell Institute shows. This is more than the average cost of sending a child to a private primary school.

8 days ago

by Jen Jackson, Victoria University

Construction underway for Maiden Gully Early Years Hub

Construction has begun on a new $7.1 million early childhood education and care (ECEC) facility which aims to provide a ‘wraparound service’ for families with young children in Victoria’s Maiden Gully area, near the regional city of Bendigo.

9 days ago

by Freya Lucas