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Victoria releases details of Free Kindy program including LDC participation and funding rates

The Department of Education in Victoria has released details on key aspects of its early childhood education and care (ECEC) reform program which will support access to two years of free high-quality kindergarten programs for all Victorian children starting 2023.

2022-08-09 15:53:25

by Freya Lucas

New WHS rules and Code of Practice aim to prevent the impact of psychological harm at work

The model work health and safety (WHS) laws now include regulations on psychosocial hazards, Safe Work Australia has shared, developed through Safe Work Australia’s tripartite process which includes Commonwealth, state and territory governments, and employer and worker representatives.

2022-08-09 09:41:01

by Freya Lucas

Mid year intake for preschool opens for 2023 in South Australia

South Australian parents and carers are now able to register their interest in enrolling their children for mid-year entry into preschool for 2023.

2022-08-05 09:02:19

by Freya Lucas

Greens leader calls for free ECEC to return as cost of living pressures mount

Greens Party leader Adam Bandt has used a National Press Club address to call for a return to free early childhood education and care (ECEC) as cost of living pressures continue to mount for Australian families.

2022-08-04 09:29:54

by Freya Lucas

$31m in grants announced to boost outcomes for young children with additional needs

The Federal Government will direct a total of $31 million in funding to children with newly identified disabilities or emerging developmental concerns under two separate grants.

2022-08-04 09:25:27

by Freya Lucas

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