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Worksafe Western Australia has begun an inspection program to look at the overall safety aspects of childcare services in WA, since there has been significant growth within the early childhood sector.
In an Australian first, Canterbury Bankstown Council has voted to offer free childcare to asylum seekers in its council-run centres.
Victorian Centres have received funding to teach Indigenous dialects for the first time for children as young as 3. Under a new $17.9 million state government initiative, Aboriginal languages Chinese and Auslan are the most popular choice for Victorian Kindergart…
From 19 October - 28 October, we celebrate National Children's Week. It's a celebration of children's rights and the right for children to enjoy childhood. During this week, it also gives children an opportunity to demonstrate their talents skill's and…
On 26th October 2018, is Day for Daniel. A national day of action to raise awareness of child safety. Children ages 3 to 8 years of age can take part in an interactive lesson that will teach children that their…
As part of Australia's proposal to tackle the obesity epidemic, children's height and weight will be measured every 2 years unless parents opt out. The data collected could map child obesity around Australia and target where the problems are worse.
SA Healthy Deputy chief medical officer, Associate Professor Nicola Spurrier, confirmed that children attending childcare or preschool had a higher risk of getting more infections than children who do not attend as children's hygiene is not very good which makes…
Kelly James, from Brisbane, was excited to receive her son's school photos but was disappointed when she noticed that the photos had been edited beyond recognition from her son's normal facial features.
Parents were surprised when their child (in prep) arrived home with a star award, praising the parents for sending their child a healthy lunch, consisting chopped up carrot, apples, cucumber and cheese and pikelets, which met all the nutritional requirements.
Bill Shorten's Labor Government announced that they would waive upfront fees for students studying a childcare qualification from TAFE.
This is a friendly reminder for Educators and ECT's to check your pay to ensure you are currently being paid the updated minimum wage, as of 01 July 2018, which includes the 3.5% increase.
As school children look forward to their six-week summer school holidays, experts believe that the holidays are to be blamed for the child obesity epidemic and suggest summer holidays to be shortened.
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