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Grant opportunity alert - Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive Round 3

The Australian Government, via the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) has approved funding of $117 million (GST exclusive) from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2024 for the Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive Round 3 grant opportunity.

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by Freya Lucas

Albanese outlines ALP plan for cheaper care, reiterating the importance of ECEC

Australian Labor Party (ALP) leader Anthony Albanese gave further information about the intentions of the party in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector during a visit to Wonderschool Chifley earlier in the week.

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by Freya Lucas

Economies grow when early childhood development is a priority

The first 1000 days of life – the period from conception to the age of two – are pivotal for any human being’s development. This has been shown repeatedly by every science that studies early childhood development: anatomy, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, physiology, psychology and public health.

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by Freya Lucas

Funding secured for Caring Dads program, preventing family violence

Caring Dads, a unique intervention program led by Kids First and based in Victoria, recently received confirmation of a further four years of funding, an investment which Kids First CEO, Nicole Artico, says is an investment which will make a significant impact in addressing family violence.

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by Freya Lucas

Federal funding will support Victorian preschools to offset energy bills

More than $2 million in community projects, including the installation of a solar panel system and battery to offset preschool energy bills at five sites, will be delivered by the Yarra Ranges Council in coming months, thanks to Federal funding through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.

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by Freya Lucas

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