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A child in the care of Rochedale Kids Early Learning Centre, Queensland, was given the wrong baby formula which caused a severe anaphylactic reaction, the service has been fined $24,000, with no conviction recorded.

In March 2024, a local Queensland man lost his life after being bitten by a snake while attempting to remove it from an early childhood service, in Townsville.

Studies reveal that young children in early childhood centres are being fed food that does not match nutritional guidelines, hungry throughout the day, and fed food that Educators themselves have brought from home. 

More natural disasters affect Queenslanders than any other state in Australia. Early childhood services should be ready for bad weather. Thus, it's critical to prepare. The following article provides information on Notifying Of A Closure, Storms and Cyclones, During The Storm, Preparing For Extreme Weather and more.

A Queensland mother is suing an early childhood service in northern Brisbane, after she claims that a four-year-old boy bit, scratched and hit her baby Jack, while the kids were left unattended in August 2018. 

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.

TAFE Queensland is offering fee-free entry-level Certificate III qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care. The qualification is the minimum requirement for early childhood settings in Australia. 

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.

An award of nearly $200,000 was given to a Queensland Educator who stumbled over a Lego brick and hurt her ankle. She tripped while dragging a section of the obstacle course from a shed and suffered an ankle injury that was later diagnosed as a disruption of the anterior talofibular ligament.

Cloncurry Childcare Centre, in Queensland's outback, has been looking for a childcare teacher for the council's early learning centre for three years but has been unsuccessful in doing so. There haven't been any applicants for the position despite the offer of a new $6 million facility or a $150,000 wage package.

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