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According to the Australian Medical Association, Queensland is on the brink of an influenza epidemic with thousands of cases been diagnosed just this month (August). This year is shaping up to be the worst flu season in decades and the beginning of an influenza B epidemic. It is advised that people should be vaccinated, even if they have already contracted…
The following 2 articles related to Whooping Cough are now available to read, since there has been an increase of Whooping Cough cases across Australia. 1) Whooping Cough - Article on Signs, Symptoms, Prevention of Whooping Cough and more related information: 2) Whooping Cough Outbreak In Australia - News on the rise of more cases of whooping cough throughout Australia. 
This week’s article "Gaining RPL in a Childcare Qualification" is aimed at educators looking to update their qualifications. Educators who have extensive experience and vast knowledge in this industry can use what they have learnt to gain a higher qualification through "recognition of prior learning" (RPL). RPL is basically completing the qualification through interviews, work place assessment tasks and gathering…
The following 2 articles related to Hand Foot and Mouth disease are now available to read: 1) Hand Foot and Mouth Disease: Article on Signs, Symptoms, Prevention of Hand Foot and mouth disease and more related information. 2) Hand Foot and Mouth Disease is Spreading: News on the rise of more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease in NSW.
I have now updated the Wage Table in the following article "Childcare Wages in Australia". The increase of the minimum award wages has come into effect from the 01 July 2015. If you are receiving minimum wages, please check the new award to see if you are receiving the new increase. Here is the link to the article "Childcare Wages…
I have written an article on Sustainable Practices in Childcare for educators working with children in LDC & FDC and OOSH settings. The ideas within this article is just some of the ideas that you could do to embed sustainability within the day to day running of the centre and within the curriculum program. Educators have the responsibility to make…

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