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The end of out of hours contact: What does the right to disconnect mean for ECEC?

Important legislative changes are coming into effect which relate to when and how early childhood education and care (ECEC) leaders can contact their employees outside of working hours. 

2024-07-16 08:53:25

by Freya Lucas

Big changes to casual employment laws are coming - Are you across them?

A new set of laws redefining and resetting the nature of how employers engage with casual employees are due to come into effect on 26 August 2024. The introduction of the new rules is particularly relevant to the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector given the high prevalence of casual workers employed within it.

2024-07-12 09:07:43

by Jason Roberts

WWCC Day promotes awareness of legislation change in WA

Western Australian organisations improved their understanding of how changes to the Working with Children (Screening) Act 2004 better protect children to mark the inaugural Working with Children (WWCC) Day, held 1 July.

2024-07-03 09:37:43

by Freya Lucas

6 months to meet new requirements under Standard 3.2.2A of the Food Standards Code

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in New South Wales have six months to meet new requirements under Standard 3.2.2A of the Food Standards Code.

2024-06-27 09:10:52

by Freya Lucas

NSW 2025 Budget holds few surprises as 100 preschool build and fee relief pledges maintained

The New South Wales FY25 Budget has been released in which pledges detailed in Premier Chris Minns’ inaugural FY2024 budget (released in September 2023) have been maintained with a focus on creating new preschools and building on Start Strong funding standing out.

2024-06-25 07:54:04

by Jason Roberts

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