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FDC services form bulk of 2020 Cancellation of Provider Approvals by Vic Department

Eleven family day care (FDC) services in Victoria have had their provider approval cancelled thus far in 2020, with the provider type being the most prevalent for cancellations in the enforcement action table published by the Department of Education and Training, which serves as Victoria’s regulatory authority.

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by Freya Lucas

Clarification for Victorian ECEC services about access permits - one parent or two?

The Victorian Department of Justice and Community Safety has issued clear guidance and guidelines about the early childhood permit, required in Victoria from 6 August, in order for children of permitted workers to access early childhood education and care (ECEC).

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by Freya Lucas

No Jab No Play legislation now in effect in South Australia

From today, children in South Australia will not be able to enrol in or attend early childhood services unless all immunisation requirements are met, SA Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Stephen Wade has said, with new No Jab, No Play legislation coming into effect.

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by Freya Lucas

Permit clarification provided ahead of Melbourne business closures

As Melbourne heads into Stage 4 restrictions, under which workplaces must be closed unless the workplace is part of a permitted activity, or all employees are working from home, further confirmation has been provided in relation to a permit system, which will determine which members of the community are able to be out of their homes as a result of their employment.

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by Freya Lucas

Queensland commits to “stamping out dodgy training providers” as part of crack down

The Queensland Government has announced that the provision of quality training for the state’s residents, including those pursuing early childhood education and care (ECEC) qualifications, remains an ongoing priority, and that it “won’t hesitate to take action against dodgy providers”.

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by Freya Lucas

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