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Coles announces partnership with Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

More than 2,000 schools and early childhood settings around Australia will benefit from a new three-year partnership between Coles and the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, with children gaining access to a food education program that helps them develop a healthy relationship with food, self-confidence and life skills.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Step change in Victorian child protection reporting laws – failure to disclose offence

Victoria has passed historic new laws that now require religious and spiritual leaders in Victoria to legally report child abuse to the authorities, even if it was heard in the confessional.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

As the US moves to ban inclined sleepers, CHOICE asks why not Australia too?

In July 2019, The Sector covered a recall of two popular inclined sleep products for babies, which were called back following the sad death of 73 infants whose heads fell forward into a chin to chest position, leading to suffocation from the compression of their airways.

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Look before you lock – reminder from Queensland Education Minister in wake of tragedy

Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace and Queensland Transport Minister Mark Bailey have directed their departments to issue urgent advice to early childhood education and care (ECEC) educators and bus operators about the safety of children on buses.

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Aboriginal children are over-represented in the child protection system, AbSec notes

Urgent reforms are needed to support for Aboriginal families in the New South Wales child protection system, AbSec has said.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas