Simplified enrolment processes on the way in Victoria ahead of three-year-old kinder

Councils in Victoria will be supported by the State Government to develop centralised enrolment schemes, and to simplify enrolment processes, in a bid to make it easier for families to secure a kindergarten place for three and four-year-old children.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Kempsey In Home Care thrown a lifeline through CCCF provision

The future of an in home care service, run in the rural New South Wales community of Kempsey, has been secured through an injection of funding from the Federal Government’s Community Child Care Fund (CCCF), local paper, The Macleay Argus has reported.

5 months ago

by Freya Lucas

Minister for Wide Bay welcomes $330,000 funding to boost access to care

Federal Member for Wide Bay, a Queensland region located north of Brisbane, Mr Llew OBrien has welcomed recent funding which will see $330,000 flow into the area to support improved access to child care.

5 months ago

by Freya Lucas

Latest HILDA report yields key insights into how Australian parents engage with ECEC

The Department of Social Services have released the 2019 findings from their annual Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey (HILDA) in which considerable emphasis is placed on the topic of paid child care in particular the use of care, the factors that drive families to engage with care, difficulties experienced with care and expenditure on care.

6 months ago

by Jason Roberts

Minister promises to resolve early intervention NDIS delays

The Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Stuart Roberthas outlined a plan to resolve delays and backlogs for children living with disability in accessing Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) supports through the NDIS.

7 months ago

by Freya Lucas