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Early childhood on the agenda at the ICPA conference last month

Early childhood discussions were front of mind for many at the Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) conference at Cunnamulla, Queensland, last month.

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by Freya Lucas

Greater Sydney council-run services losing “hundreds of thousands of dollars a week” as lockdown bites

Council-run early childhood education and care (ECEC) services across Greater Sydney have called on the NSW Government to ensure they will not be left out of COVID-19 funding support available to private operators.

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by Freya Lucas

Struggling with challenging behaviours? A story of hope from Victoria

Many Victorian early childhood education and care professionals may be unaware that free support is available for children who are exhibiting complex behaviours, via inclusion professionals.

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by Freya Lucas

SNAICC shares resources to support the implementation of the National Principles

SNAICC has developed a series of informative resources to support organisations working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and communities to implement the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations (National Principles).

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by Freya Lucas

Measures to support Greater Sydney during lockdown welcomed by ECEC sector peaks

Various early childhood education and care (ECEC) peak bodies including the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia (ELACCA), Early Childhood Australia (ECA), and the Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) have welcomed a recent decision by the Federal Government to allow providers of early learning and care services in the NSW lockdown zone to waive the ‘gap fee’ for children who are not currently attending ECEC because of restrictions.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

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