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AUSkey reminder from ATO – less than two weeks until AUSkey closes, act now

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has reminded early childhood education and care (ECEC) providers that, in less than two weeks, myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM) replaces AUSkey and Manage ABN Connections.

21 days ago

by Freya Lucas

New South Wales releases updated information about preschool children in OSHC

The New South Wales Department of Education has released new guidelines for supporting preschool age children in Outside School Hours Care (OSHC), in response to increased requests for information.

69 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Governments to review fire regulations for multistory ECEC settings, ACA NSW says

The New South Wales Branch of the Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has advised its members that the Federal and State Governments have taken feedback about the proposed changes to the 2019 National Construction Code (NCC) with respect to Early Childhood Centres who operate in buildings with more than one storey on board.

76 days ago

by Freya Lucas

NSW ECEC sites invited to ‘opt in’ to ACECQA tool as part of Assessment and Rating

Information shared with the broader New South Wales early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector earlier this week has indicated that the NSW Department of Education intend to invite services who are about to undergo assessment and rating to “opt in” to use ACECQAs Self-Assessment Tool.

174 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Independent advisory panel established in VET shake up – will ECEC benefit?

A panel of experts has been established to provide independent strategic advice to the Federal Government on key reforms flowing from the Joyce Review ‘Expert Review of Australia’s VET System’, released in April 2019, Federal Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash has announced.

225 days ago

by Freya Lucas