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No more band-aids: Greens hit back at Vic measures while Labor says more to be done

Both the Australian Greens Party and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) have issued responses to yesterday’s announcement of support measures for Victorian ECEC services by Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan, with the ALP concerned about gap fees and job security, and the Greens calling for permanent funding and an extension of JobKeeper.

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by Freya Lucas

Unions and parent advocacy group respond to yesterday’s core ECEC announcements

A number of peak bodies associated with the broader early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, including the United Workers Union, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and parent advocacy group The Parenthood, have responded to announcements made at both Commonwealth and State level yesterday, in relation to the Victorian ECEC sector.

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by Freya Lucas

ECEC Peak Bodies not aligned in responses to latest VIC Rescue package

Early childhood education and care’s largest key peak bodies have reached differing conclusions on the latest Victorian ECEC relief package with the Australian Childcare Alliance and Early Learning and Care Council of Australia welcoming the announcement and Early Childhood Australia expressing concerns about the package.

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by Jason Roberts

Elders of tomorrow celebrated on National Children’s Day

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children proudly celebrated National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) held yesterday, 4 August.

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by Freya Lucas

CELA urge Tehan to consider community NFP and small providers in announcement

Michele Carnegie, CEO of Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has called for urgent consideration of small and community not-for-profit providers that “don’t have the resources to simply bounce back”.

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by Freya Lucas

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