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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.

22 days 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.

24 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Rural and remote services in the spotlight with inaugural CCSA forum

Community Connections Solutions Australia (CCSA) recently held a forum in Dubbo, New South Wales, designed to give a platform for services operating in rural and remote communities to hear from policy makers, sector experts and leading academics about the latest research and developments in early childhood education and care (ECEC).

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

New report outlines ACT child wellbeing and ECEC sector attendance

A comprehensive whole-of-government report highlighting the progress of children and young people in the Australian Capital Territory against key indicators, including early childhood education and care (ECEC) attendance, has been released. The biennial report includes data and trend information critical to informing ACT Government services and initiatives.

a month ago

by Lyndsie Clark

“Proper funding” needed to increase NSW participation rate in LDC: ACA NSW

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) New South Wales branch is calling for urgent reconsideration of “proper government funding” for four-year-old children in long day care (LDC) in the lead up to the NSW election, stating that NSW has the lowest participation rate and “arguably the lowest preschool funding arrangements in the country”.

a month ago

by Lyndsie Clark