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Childcare shortages highlight the need for change in rural communities, Federation Uni says

People living in a rural community are struggling to get their children into childcare services, Federation University Australia researchers have found, leading some residents to move to bigger cities or sacrifice their careers to be stay-at-home parents.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Kingston South East ECEC service one step closer thanks to Department grant

Kingston South East is one step closer to resolving long standing issues with access to early childhood education and care (ECEC) services after the local council accepted a $10,500 grant from the state government for a business case to build a new facility that could take 60 children.

3 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Early Years Research reports 5% drop in long day care occupancy during Q1 2021

Early Years Research (EYR), online data and research portal for the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector powered by Xplor Technologies, has released its latest Quarterly Performance Indicator Snapshot covering the first quarter of 2021 with a focus on long day care.

1 month

by Jason Roberts

LDC new centre supply steps lower in Q1 2021 as post COVID moderation continues

The growth in supply of new long day care (LDC) centres across Australia has continued to moderate post the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic with the latest Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) NQF Snapshot reporting a 3.3 per cent increase in centres, the lowest rate since Q1 2017.

3 months

by Jason Roberts

Residents of the Town of Port Hedland invited to have their say on future of ECEC

Community members from the Town of Port Hedland have been invited to have a say about the future of childcare in the town as part of the community childcare survey, which closes at 11:59pm Monday 21 December.

7 months

by Freya Lucas

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