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WA ECEC professionals urged to take note of new mandatory reporting requirements

The Western Australian Government recently passed legislation to extend mandatory reporting requirements to early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals, out-of-home care workers, registered psychologists, school counsellors, ministers of religion and youth justice workers.

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by Freya Lucas

ECEC invited to participate in Restart A Heart Day challenge

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) is working together with the Michael Hughes Foundation (MHF) to encourage early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals to participate in the Restart A Heart Day Challenge this Saturday, 16 October.

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by Freya Lucas

Australia launches world-first National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

The Federal Government has launched the world’s first National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy, which offers a framework to building a holistic range of supports for children aged from birth to twelve years, and their families.

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by Freya Lucas

WA Mental Health Week 2021 puts the emphasis on early childhood

For Mental Health Week 2021, the Western Australian Government is placing the focus on children’s wellbeing highlighting the theme ‘mental health starts with our children’.

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by Freya Lucas

Compensation claims on the way for those who can prove they caught COVID-19 at work

A State Insurance Regulatory Authority spokeswoman in New South Wales has spoken out about a predicted spike in workers’ compensation claims for those who can prove they have contracted COVID-19 through their workplace.

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by Freya Lucas

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