Freya Lucas

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Freya Lucas has over 20 years experience in education and care services, with her previous roles as an early childhood teacher, primary teacher, and ECEC operations manager giving her a unique insight into the ECEC sector at all levels. Freya’s career has seen her work in private in-home care, primary schools, long day care, out of school hours care, in addition to tuition and library information and management settings. Freya’s key role at The Sector is to cover the latest ECEC news and provide insight and analysis into sector issues and developments. Freya is engaged with two sons aged 10 and 15. Freya has fond memories of the time her boys’ spent in the early education space.

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Articles by Freya Lucas

Gowrie Docklands Kindergarten opens on Docklands Primary School site

Victorian Minister for Early Childhood, Ingrid Stitt visited Docklands yesterday to officially open the new kindergarten co-located at Docklands Primary School.

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by Freya Lucas

NSW Government introduces ECE Finder tool, streamlining care hunt for families

The New South Wales Government has introduced an ECE finder tool, designed to make it easier for families with young children to find high quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) services which meet their needs.

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by Freya Lucas

Early Learning STEM project awarded $USD 100,000 for expansion

The University of Canberra’s Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) program will benefit from a recent injection of funding provided by the Rapid7GivesBack initiative.

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by Freya Lucas

ECEC services encouraged to support families with next CCS deadline reminder

Approved providers and services have been asked to remind families about the next deadline for balancing Child Care Subsidy (CCS), with two important deadlines falling on June 30 2021.

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by Freya Lucas

Fair Work dismisses educators claim for unfair dismissal over rejected vaccination

The Fair Work Commission has rejected an early childhood educator's claim for unfair dismissal, which she bought against her former employer, Goodstart Early Learning, following the loss of her job over her refusal to get a flu vaccination.

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by Freya Lucas

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