Council bans future ECEC sites in special residential zones

A ‘farm-style’ childcare centre, to be built in Banksia Grove, has continued to create controversy in the Waneroo local area, prompting Perth’s City of Wanneroo to investigate changing District Planning Scheme 2.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Mandated notification law change aims to provide more protection for Tas children

A change to mandated notification laws in Tasmania earlier this week aims to provide greater protections for Tasmanian children and hold offenders to account.

15 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Latest Education Council meeting elects to again extend ECT workforce provisions

The COAG Education Council has released a communique detailing conclusions reached at its most recent meeting of Education Ministers held on 29 June 2019 in which it has confirmed that a set of transitional workforce provisions, originally included in the original National Quality Framework in 2012, have been extended for a second time.

a month ago

by Jason Roberts

CCSA to support NSW educators in Mobile and Occasional Care with changes

Changes have been made to the governing legislation for NSW State Regulated Education and Care Services (also known as ‘’Out of Scope Services”), with Community Connections Solutions Australia (CCSA) set to support educators and approved providers to navigate the changes made to the space.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

Blue Card laws tightened in Queensland to enable greater child protection

A further 15 crimes have been added to the list of disqualifying offences when applying for a Queensland working with children clearance, known as a Blue Card, as part of an overhaul of the system initiated after a comprehensive review undertaken by the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) in July 2017.

3 months ago

by Freya Lucas