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Teaching gong for child care director

The director of Tigger’s Honeypot Early Years, Sylvia Turner, has received a National Excellence in Teaching Award for her “inspirational leadership”. Sylvia Turner was nominated for the Australian Scholarships Group award for community engagement by Tigger’s Honeypot parents and was one ...

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Newcastle Council reviews childcare centres

Newcastle City Council is reviewing arrangements with five community childcare centres located on Council-owned land and buildings. According to Lord Mayor Jeff McCloy – Childcare Centres, “The current Council has been working with Elermore Vale, Glendore, Hamilton, Wallsend, and Maryland centres ...

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NSW delivering more preschool places

Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli declared that his ministry were getting on with the job of delivering a $5.6 million capital works program, expected to create an additional 362 preschool places in NSW. The program, funded by the NSW Government, ...

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Grandparent carers deserve recognition

A childcare system that is more flexible, affordable and accessible would alleviate the pressure on older Australians to provide care for their grandchildren when parents return to work said leading seniors advocate COTA Australia. In its submission to the Productivity Commission’s public ...

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