Report Summaries News - Sector


LDC enrolment momentum moderates, CCS hits new high says latest DESE Child Care report

The total number of children attending long day care services in the three months ended June 2021 dipped back below 800,000 as demand momentum but Child Care Subsidy disbursed touched a new record in the period according to the DESE's latest Child Care in Australia report.

4 weeks

by Jason Roberts

G8 confirms substantial Q1 profit reduction as omicron, floods, workforce shortages and more take their toll

G8 Education has confirmed that Q1 2022 operating earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) will be substantially lower than the same period last year as Omicron, floods and workforce shortages and the absence of additional Government support combine to impact performance.

1 month

by Jason Roberts

ECEC sector responds to latest ROGS saying greater support is needed

Facets of the early childhood education and care sector, including the Australian Education Union (AEU) and Early Childhood Australia (ECA) have responded to the recently released Report on Government Services (ROGS) 2021 series, describing it as “a timely reminder that Australia needs a bigger vision that prioritises children and the early childhood education and care sector (ECEC).”

3 months

by Freya Lucas

LDC funding, enrollments and hours the big winners in latest Report on Government Services

The Productivity Commission has released the early childhood education and care component of their Report on Government Services (ROGS) 2021 series in which a complete snapshot of the ECEC sector's performance in key areas such as participation, funding, costs and compliance are presented.

3 months

by Jason Roberts

CCS affordability changes, 4 years of preschool funding and more in Budget 2021/22

In a highly anticipated 2021 Federal Budget the ECEC sector will see a boost from the previously flagged changes to the CCS system, a new program to extend funding for Universal Access to preschool for four years as well as a range of other ECEC related commitments. 

1 year

by Jason Roberts

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