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Top 5 Federal Budget Child Care Fails

Childcare Budget Fails

Early education and childcare are high up there in terms of the hottest issues in Australia at the moment. Details of the long awaited child care package based on the findings of the Productivity Commission should arrive before the federal budget is handed down in a few weeks time. Even with ...

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What is ‘Quality’ Childcare?

Quality Childcare

We want Quality Childcare screams the Early Learning sector. We want quality childcare scream parents, but are these two one in the same? Childcare is an emotive issue. The first time parents come to consider childcare they are more than likely pregnant with their first child. A child they haven’t ...

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4 Ways to Overhaul Childcare in Australia

2 boys colouring in

Child care has been a hot topic since the government announced the Productivity Enquiry into childcare back in 2013, but after numerous forums, reports, an enquiry and now more consultation on the cards parents are getting a little sick of talking about it and they want action. All the sensible ...

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Under 3’s: Under Threat

Little girl smiling

Yesterday Early Childhood Australia circulated a media release with Early Childhood experts they gathered panning the changes to qualifications in the under 3’s proposed in the draft Productivity Commission report into childcare. They suggest it will be a step back in time where the focus is on care not education. ...

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