There has been a product safety recall from Product Safety Australia for the ALDI Jack 'n' Jill Wooden Jungle Railway Set and Sabiha Designs — Teething Rattles and Dummy Chains.
A childcare worker has been banned for working with children after her husband allegedly hit a hit a four-year-old boy in their care, at the New South Wales Family Dare Care Service on July 18, 2016.
While dummies are designed to help comfort and settle children, they are also a potential hazard to infants and young toddlers.
Stacey Willett, from Queensland's Mackay, has revealed the terrifying moment she discovered her 18-month-old daughter Aurora swallowed a dummy in her sleep. Only realising the little girl had ingested the plastic product after they found it in her nappy the next morning.
Queensland’s Department of Education forced Little Ducks Childcare Centre on Brunswick Street to close its doors over concerns about a lack of fire exits.
A 10-month-old baby boy named Liam fractured his femur after spending the day at a Central Melbourne daycare centre.
On April 22 is Earth Day. This year's campaign is to End Plastic Pollution. As Educators, we spend our days setting up experiences for children to be engaged in by using a variety of resources and materials including the use of plastic.
There has been a product safety recall from Product Safety Australia regarding the DC Micro Pozers. They are bendable figures (7cm) with magnets in hands and feet. Figures include Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Supergirl, The Joker, Harley Quinn, Robin and Batgirl - purchased on 29 August 2017 to 9 March 2018.
The Free SAFE Training Workshops (available in NSW) has been developed as a tool for child-related educators who want to introduce the concept of personal safety in a non-confrontational way to children under the age of six.
For all services, both persons in day-to-day charge and all nominated supervisors must complete an approved child protection course.
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