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Following an incident at a childcare facility in the Northern Territory, a toddler has passed away.

Changes to Learning Environments in Belonging, Being and Becoming now include a clearer definition of both indoor and outdoor learning environments, and descriptions of learning environments, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families these contributions can assist in building an intercultural space, Opportunities for children to learn on Country are recognised.

After leaving a toddler on a bus for more than five hours in the heat of Central Queensland, two childcare providers avoided going to jail.

A third round of regulatory changes will come into effect for the majority of jurisdictions from 1 October 2023. The 1 October 2023 changes will Improve the safety and well-being of children, Amend requirements for the FDC sector to strengthen regulatory oversight and safety and Improve the provision of NQF information to families.

On Wednesday 19th July, a preschooler from regional New South Wales was supposed to be dropped off at their childcare centre in the morning, but she was instead left alone on the bus for four hours before someone noticed her.

Genius Learning Proprietary Limited has been fined $15,000 after two children in the care of Genius Learning Chermside left the service unaccompanied and were unaccounted for, for between 10 and 15 minutes.

In a historic step for Queensland education and early learning, kindergarten will be free for Queensland families.  Kindy will be free for eligible-aged children who attend a government-approved program offering free kindy from 1 January 2024.

Families are being cautioned that childcare costs may increase if taxpayers don't cover the cost of the unions' demand for a 25% pay raise for Educators.

A Sydney early childhood service has expressed its outrage about a flock of ibis birds that it believes continues to endanger the health and safety of the children by leaving droppings behind.

ACECQA is currently reviewing the current NQF staffing and qualification regulations to improve consistency, support quality, and reduce complexity. To inform this important work, ACECQA wants to hear your views on how the current NQF staffing and qualification regulations could be improved.

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