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Are you across the latest Education and Care National Regulation amendments?

On 7 July 2021 Education Ministers agreed to a number of amendments to the Education and Care National Regulations (National Regulations) which relate to the display of quality ratings, transportation of children and workforce transitional provisions.

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by Freya Lucas

VIT notifies Victorian ECTs that applications for NCCHC are being delayed due to demand

The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) has shared information with Victorian early childhood teachers (ECTs) that police checking services are experiencing higher than normal demands and as such, those seeking five-yearly Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Checks (NCCHC) are experiencing longer than typical times for these to be processed and returned.

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by Freya Lucas

Minister Mitchell commends NSW ECEC educators on determination and commitment

Sarah Mitchell, New South Wales Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning said essential early childhood education and care (ECEC) services, including before and after school care, may remain open for families throughout the ongoing restrictions in NSW, thanking services for the significant efforts they are making to ensure staff and children in their care stay safe and well.

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by Freya Lucas

Fair Work reminds educators that minimum wage increase applies to this pay period

The national minimum wage increased from $19.84 to $20.33 on the first of July, the Fair Work Ombudsman said, reminding employers and employees alike to ensure that pay packets reflect the changes, which were announced 16 June 2021, following the Fair Work Commission’s annual wage review.

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by Freya Lucas

Camp Australia accepts responsibility for historic regulatory breach

Outside school hours care (OSHC) provider Camp Australia recently appeared in Melbourne Magistrate’s Court responding to a regulatory breach relating to an incident in 2018 which saw the service admit to using a seperate room for unapproved care to circumvent the approved number of places for children.

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by Freya Lucas

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