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#EqualPayDay prompts childcare walkout

Along with bombarding Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s social media accounts with a plea for higher wages, for national #EqualPayDay on September 8, more than 100 early-childhood educators also walked off the job in Victoria. The action was organised by union United Voice’s Big Steps campaigners. ...

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Will minor parties come to the childcare table?

It’s finally springtime. This is when tulips and daffodils blossom – along with parliamentary bills. That means it’s time for childcare reform, provided the Senate plays along. The education minister, Simon Birmingham, promised that, upon his return, childcare reforms would be top ...

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Are entrepreneurs born or made?

Australian youth unemployment is almost the highest it’s been in ten years. For Gen Alpha, will this mean that, come their careers, they must innovate or fail? If this is the case, what makes an entrepreneur? Is entrepreneurialism an inborn ...

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Mr Huff triumphs in Children’s Book Council awards

The fuzzy, grey, cloud-like Mr Huff has won early childhood Book of the Year. The non-profit Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) awarded the accolade to Anna Walker’s story about emotions that overshadow a young boy. Although the titular character, Mr Huff, personifies glumness, ...

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