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Lismore director reflects on changes to children’s lives from fire, flood and pandemic

Sonya McPherson, Director of the East Lismore Community Preschool has contributed to a piece for local news source The Lismore App, reflecting on the experiences of children in the besieged New South Wales community, who have endured bushfires, a global pandemic and the 2022 flooding emergency in recent times, having an impact on their development.

2024-05-28 09:29:45

by Freya Lucas

Reconciliation Week is important, now more than ever

National Reconciliation Week is now underway, running from 27 May to 3 June, commemorating two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey – the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision.

2024-05-28 08:48:59

by Freya Lucas

NFP community organisations in WA gain $2.9m in funding to boost regional ECEC

Three not-for-profit community organisations have been awarded nearly $2.9 million in funding to develop and deliver new initiatives and models of service that support and strengthen Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services across regional Western Australia.

2024-05-28 08:44:41

by Freya Lucas

Victoria extends quality lead with 94% of services rated meeting or exceeding the NQS

Victoria has increased the percentage of services rated as meeting or exceeding the National Quality Standard to 94 per cent, the highest amongst all states and territories across Australia the latest NQF Snapshot shows.

2024-05-28 08:27:17

by Jason Roberts

New LDC supply momentum fades again as second half 2023 boost stalls

The increase in growth in long day care services opening across Australia, which began in the three months to June 2023, has stalled out, bringing to an end the first ‘mini boom’ in new supply since the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2024-05-28 08:22:30

by Jason Roberts

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