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NSW Government seeks feedback on proposal to streamline ECEC approval processes

The NSW Government is calling for feedback on proposals to “make it easier to meet demand for childcare and education facilities” and streamline planning approval processes for those facilities.

3 days

by Freya Lucas

104 place ECEC service given the go ahead in booming Perth suburb Eglinton

A recently approved $2.2 million early childhood education and care (ECEC) service could soon be under construction in the Perth suburb of Eglinton.

4 months

by Freya Lucas

UNICEF head warns pandemic is making a global childcare crisis even worse

Following the release of a UN study showing that at least 40 million children have missed out on early childhood education and care due to measures put in place to combat COVID-19, Henrietta Fore has warned that the pandemic is “making a global childcare crisis even worse”.

4 months

by Freya Lucas

Council-run ECEC services under threat without JobKeeper ALGA says

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has said that council-run early childhood education and care (ECEC) services are “racking up big financial losses” in their struggle to stay open without access to the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper program.

6 months

by Freya Lucas

Five years of preschool funding at heart of Universal Access Partnership review recommendations

Continued rounds of short term renewals of the National Partnership on preschool funding have adversely affected the “otherwise successful” premise of Universal Access, a review commissioned by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has reportedly found.

6 months

by Jason Roberts

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