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NSW Department of Education shares a guide to managing allergic reactions in ECEC

The New South Wales Regulatory Authority, the Department of Education, has prepared information for early childhood education and care (ECEC) services about managing allergic reactions in children.

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by Freya Lucas

Existing Approved Providers can still be required to sit/re-sit the fit and proper test, ACA NSW warns

The New South Wales branch of the Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has issued a series of recommendations for Approved Providers after it learnt that the NSW Department of Education had contacted approved providers to provide lists of persons with management or control.

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by Freya Lucas

Prosecution for approved provider and nominated supervisor as child is left in bus

A New South Wales early childhood education and care provider has recently been ordered to pay over $45,000 in penalties in relation to a February 2019 incident in which a two-year-old was left in a minibus for an extended period of time.

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by Freya Lucas

Fair Work releases details of self reported Only About Children back pay issue

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has confirmed that early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider Only About Children (OAC) self reported an issue with underpayment of wages between 2013 and 2019 and has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with the Ombudsman.

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by Jason Roberts

ACECQA brings out new educator-to-child ratio calculator for centre-based services

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has worked in conjunction with all state and territory regulatory authorities to develop an online calculator to simplify ratio calculations across centre-based services.

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by Freya Lucas

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