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KindyNow monthly benchmarking report sees occupancy up 2% from Aug to Sept 2019

KindyNow, the online marketing service best known for its early childhood education and care (ECEC) mobile booking app, has released its second issue of its new benchmarking report that focuses on providing insights into occupancy and booking trends from across the sector.

15 days ago

by Jason Roberts

LDC continues to be standout beneficiary post CCS according to latest DET report

The Federal Department of Education and Training (DET) have released their second issue of their quarterly Child Care in Australia information report since the implementation of the Child Care Subsidy legislation in July 2018 which shows services in long day care (LDC) settings continuing to perform well.

2 months ago

by Jason Roberts

In-home care initiative seeks to lessen childcare stress in Port Hedland

An in-home childcare program has been launched in the remote Port Hedland community of Western Australia, seeking to help families employed in the region to balance the responsibilities of family and work. Port Hedland, established in 1896, is found on the Pilbara coast, 1765 km northwest of Perth.

4 months ago

by Freya Lucas

Occasional Care centre to close with council citing lack of demand, regulatory burden

An occasional care centre in Mosman, an affluent suburb in Sydney’s lower North Shore, will close later this year, following a recent announcement by the Mosman Council. Mosman Occasional Childcare Centre (MOCC) is the only council-funded childcare facility in the area, running at a considerably cheaper hourly cost than its numerous local competitors.

5 months ago

by Freya Lucas

Adelaide Lord Mayor has vision for childcare in every new CBD building

All new buildings in Adelaide’s CBD would include space for a childcare service, according to a new proposal by Adelaide’s Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor, 9News has reported.

6 months ago

by Lyndsie Clark