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

Centre Alliance candidate says childcare woes are driving families out of Port Lincoln

Andrea Broadfoot, Centre Alliance Candidate for Grey, a rural electorate in South Australia, has said a “critical shortage” in childcare places is forcing young families to leave Port Lincoln, given the lack of provision for both parents in a family to work at the same time.

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

Round the clock childcare proposed for Sydney shift workers

The southern suburbs of Sydney could be home to a 24 hour childcare centre, should a proposal put to local council be successful, the Sydney Morning Herald have reported. The centre would be the second in the New South Wales capital to provide education and care to children whose parents work shifts.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

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