Clarification delivered about ECEC Relief Package for FDC and IHC services

Family day care (FDC) and In-home care (IHC) services have received clarification about the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Relief Package following the 2 April announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan regarding the replacement of the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) system previously in place.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Not answering the phone could be costing your ECEC business thousands

Everyone has had a common, unpleasant experience you want a question answered, you want to make an appointment, but no one will pick up the phone. You emailed a week ago, and still no response.

30 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Not all Australian parents can access quality childcare and preschool – they can’t just ‘shop around’

Many providers of early childhood education and care are charging above the cap for government subsidies and parents are being forced to meet the additional costs. This is according to recently released data.

71 days ago

by Kate Noble, Victoria University and Peter Hurley, Victoria University

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.

87 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.

119 days ago

by Freya Lucas