Tehan announces VIC “Child Care Recovery Package” and extends activity test relaxation

Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan has confirmed a new set of measures designed to support Victorian providers in light of the second wave lockdown and also provided some additional support for all Australian providers by extending the relaxation of the activity test for Australian families impacted by COVID-19 to 4 April 2021.

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by Jason Roberts

Sessional kinder to remain free in Term Four as restrictions look to ease

Sessional kinder will remain free for the majority of families in Term Four, Victorian Education Minister James Merlino announced yesterday.

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by Freya Lucas

Rishworth critical of lack of plan for ECEC as end of September looms

“Time is ticking” Australia’s Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Amanda Rishworth has said, expressing concern at the lack of a coherent plan to support the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector post September.

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by Freya Lucas

Aye aye ECEC, it’s time to talk like a pirate again, and help children with cancer

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) services around Australia are being invited to dig in the dress up box and put on their best pirate gear this week ahead of the official Talk Like A Pirate Day, on 19 September.

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by Freya Lucas

Journey of Hope helps Mogo Aboriginal Preschool after dual crises hit community

2020 has been a challenging year for many, including the children of Campbell Page Mogo Aboriginal Preschool who have been affected by the traumatic events of the summer bushfires, as well as the global coronavirus pandemic.

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by Freya Lucas

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