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ACA frowns on child care index freeze

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has expressed their disapproval of the Australian government’s decision to extend the indexation freeze on the Child Care Rebate for three more years.   For the last three years, the Child Care Rebate has been ...

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ECA disappointed with early years investment

Early Childhood Australia (ECA) has expressed its disappointment with the lack of quality investment for the sector in the federal budget. According to ECA CEO Samantha Page, a considerable and sustained investment in early childhood education and care is essential for giving ...

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Nominations for 2013 NEiTA teaching awards

The Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) has opened nominations for the 2013 National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) for inspirational educators for early childhood, primary and secondary education. The ASG NEiTa Awards is a national, independent teaching awards program that enables ...

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New early learning centre opens in Victoria

An early learning centre has opened at the Marong Primary School in  Victoria. Marong Early Learning Centre was officially launched by minister for children and early childhood development Wendy Lovell. The centre features two playrooms and consulting rooms for maternal and ...

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