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.

13 days 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.

a month 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.

2 months ago

by Lyndsie Clark

Charter Hall successfully raises $120M to fund new centre acquisitions

Charter Hall Education Trust, formally known as Folkestone Education Trust, has confirmed the successful placing of $120 million of new units to fund the acquisition of 13 new purpose-built early childhood education and care centres.

3 months ago

by Jason Roberts

Latest employment data confirms female participation trends still in force

The percentage of women employed in full-time work across Australia remained close to record levels at 31.5 per cent in February, according to the latest labour force report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

3 months ago

by Jason Roberts