Keep up to date with our latest activities, recent news, events and articles relating to early child care services, programs, family support and other sector related information.

Child Australia calls for a re-think about accessibility to childcare and greater recognition of sector workforce post COVID-19

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Child Australia Information, News and Information, Our Publications|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE 9 JUNE 2020 Child Australia is calling on the Federal Government to consider amendments to childcare accessibility to help support families in genuine need, as Australians face ongoing economic hardship in the wake of COVID-19. The Federal Government announced yesterday that the Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package will end [...]

WA Professional Development Calendar, February – June 2020

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Our Publications|

Western Australian Professional Development Calendar February - June 2020 With Forums, Webinars,  Educational Leader Development Series and so much more, there really is something for everyone looking for quality Professional Development opportunities. Download the WA 2020 PD Calendar To find out more about Professional Development in Western Australia Free Call: 1300 66 11 [...]

Media Release – Welcoming a focus on the Early Years

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: Our Publications|

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21 February 2019  Welcoming a focus on the Early Years  Child Australia congratulates the McGowan Government’s commitment to children in their early years via the announcement of Our Priorities, a renewed focus on improving outcomes for Western Australians.   The objectives to improve health, wellbeing and education for our children, while ambitious, are most definitely attainable, [...]

e-Child TIMES December 2017

By |December 22nd, 2017|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

2017 Summer Holiday Edition We are pleased to present this final edition of our e-Child TIMES for 2017. It is packed full of informative articles and great summer reading, we hope you enjoy it. Welcome to the final edition of e-child TIMES for 2017 and what a year it has been. As a sector, we have welcomed changes to the National Quality Framework, bid farewell to [...]

e-Child Times September 2017

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to a New Edition of e-Child Times. It’s a big week for Education and Care in Australia. The Sector will celebrate Early Childhood Educators Day on Wednesday 6th September and the United Voice ‘Big Steps Campaign’ will see thousands of educators across the country demonstrate their stance on pay inequality. It truly is wonderful to [...]

Media Release – Sustaining the Education and Care Sector’s PD

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Our Publications|

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 June 2017 Child Australia provides a long term sustainable approach to Professional Development for the Education and Care Sector Substantial Australian Government funding (known as the Long Day Care Professional Development Programme) for professional development across the education and care sector concludes on 30 June 2017. Child Australia, a not [...]

e-Child Times June 2017

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to a Special Edition of e-Child Times. With so much going in the sector at the moment, it is hard to find the perfect place to start for my first “CEO” entry. I’ll start with the biggest win for children we’ve seen in a long time, and that was Minderoo Foundation’s announcement of their $75 [...]

LDCPDP Funding: Use it or Lose it!

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Our Publications|

LDCPDP: Use it or Lose it! 30th June is fast approaching and that will mark the end of the LDCPDP funding.  What does this mean for your Service? It means that if you haven’t yet spent your allocation of funds, you will need to repay it back to the Government. YES, you read that right; you [...]

e-Child Times March 2017

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of e-Child Times. The latest edition of our e-newsletter is now available for download. We are pleased to present this edition of our e-newsletter which is packed full of entertaining articles and it also provides a snapshot of some of the activities that we have been involved in over the last [...]