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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.

7 days 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.

17 days 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.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

CCSA to support NSW educators in Mobile and Occasional Care with changes

Changes have been made to the governing legislation for NSW State Regulated Education and Care Services (also known as ‘’Out of Scope Services”), with Community Connections Solutions Australia (CCSA) set to support educators and approved providers to navigate the changes made to the space.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

ACT commits to 3 year old universal access for children most in need from 2020

The ACT Government has confirmed that from the beginning of 2020, three year old children most in need, specifically those from families experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability, will be able to access 15 hours a week, 600 hours a year of free, quality early childhood education.

2 months ago

by Jason Roberts