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The Importance of Compliance

According to the International Compliance Association, compliance describes the ability to act according to an order, set of rules or request.”

a day ago

by Mick Ogrizek

National enforcement register shows tough stance: 277 operators added since 2018

Ten approved providers have had their approvals cancelled or suspended in the first three months of 2019, in what Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan is describing as a show of strength, saying “The Morrison Government does not tolerate dodgy childcare providers”.

11 days ago

by Freya Lucas

ASQA marks Diploma of Early Childhood for scrutiny in revised VET regulatory strategy

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has released its latest regulatory strategy this morning, setting out the agency’s priorities to 2021.

11 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Assessment and rating visit results in centre shut down after lead paint discovered

A centre catering for families serving in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has reportedly been closed immediately after lead paint was discovered by an authorised officer from the New South Wales Department of Education, who was on site for an assessment and rating visit.

16 days ago

by Freya Lucas

NSW compliance update: 8 educator prosecutions YTD, and over $16,000 in fines issued

The New South Wales Department of Education has updated its compliance breach listings for 2019, revealing that over $16,000 in fines have been issued to approved providers, and eight early childhood education and care (ECEC) educators in positions of responsibility have been prosecuted in local courts for breaches of the Children (Education and Care Services) National Law (NSW).

17 days ago

by Freya Lucas