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Daily temperature checks to be implemented in Victorian ECEC sites to combat COVID-19

The Victorian Government will provide thermometers to early childhood education and care (ECEC) services who require them as part of its push to implement daily temperature checks for children across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire as part of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

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by Freya Lucas

Three-year-old Kinder on the way for children living in Hepburn Shire

Children in Hepburn Shire Council will be able to access funded three-year-old kindergarten from the first time in 2021 at sites such as Daylesford Community Child Care, Daylesford Preschool, Hepburn Kindergarten and Trentham Kindergarten.

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by Freya Lucas

Tehan extends tax deadline for Child Care Subsidy families

Families who receive the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) will now have until 31 March 2021 to submit their 2018-19 tax return for CCS purposes, Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan announced yesterday. 

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by Freya Lucas

SA Government delivers on high-speed internet promise for the State’s preschoolers

The $80 million first stage of the SWiFT internet program has seen hundreds of kilometres of fibre optic cable laid out across South Australia to reach around 500 education sites, giving them access to some of the fastest internet speeds in the country, SA Education Minister John Gardner announced yesterday.

3 weeks

by Freya Lucas

ECT course cost to go down as Government announces Tertiary reform

Those choosing to study a range of University courses in areas of expected employment growth, including early childhood education, will pay less for their degree following an announcement late last week by Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan.

3 weeks

by Freya Lucas

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