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Goodstart announces an end to public holiday charging in ECEC sector first

Goodstart Early Learning, the largest provider of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Australia will no longer charge families on public holidays, ending a long-standing sector practice for large providers in what has been termed “a win for the nation’s parents.”

5 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Early childhood facilities improved for Ouyen families

Families in the Victorian town of Ouyen will soon have access to “bigger and better” early years facilities thanks to funding from the Victorian Government.

3 months ago

by Freya Lucas

QLD leads rebound in new LDC openings according to latest ACECQA Snapshot

A net total of 75 new long day care service approvals were issued in the second quarter of 2019 according to the latest release of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority’s (ACECQA) snapshot, representing an increase of 3.9 per cent year on year, and the first quarterly increase since the September quarter of 2018.

4 months ago

by Jason Roberts

Childcare development along major truck route approved by Maribyrnong Council

A childcare development, co-owned and operated by a school principal and located along a major truck route, has been approved by Maribyrnong Council, in a bid to address “a gaping hole in childcare services” in Maribyrnong city, The Herald Sun has reported.

4 months ago

by Freya Lucas

ACECQA register review suggests LDC supply levels tracking below last year but still elevated

A review of the ACECQA National Registers as at the end of the first half of 2019 suggests that the number of new long day care centres receiving a license to operate continues to track at levels comparable to last year, albeit slightly lower.

5 months ago

by Jason Roberts