North Shore residents question sharp rise in childcare centres, fearing oversupply

Residents living in Sydney’s North Shore have questioned what The Daily Telegraph has termed “a sharp rise” in childcare centre planning applications, citing concerns about increased traffic, noise, and oversupply in the area.

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Search continues for replacement provider following BBF withdrawal in Albury Wodonga

The Indigo Shire Council has released a statement outlining the next steps in the search for a new provider of early years services in Chiltern, following an announcement last year by Albury Wodonga Community College (AWCC) that they would no longer service the region.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

Goodstart announces an end to public holiday charging

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.”

a month 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.

4 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.

5 months ago

by Jason Roberts