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Slow down childcare reforms: PC

Childcare providers have called on the federal government to slow the rollout of its planned reforms to the sector until it can afford to fund them entirely. A draft Productivity Commission report into Australia’s early childhood development workforce has found ...

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Progress on early childhood reforms being made: Ellis

NSW and Victoria are ahead of the other states when it comes to implementing national early childhood education reforms, a new report has found. But federal child care minister Kate Ellis praised each state and territory on the steps they ...

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Childcare centre staffing exposed

It’s been revealed that hundreds of childcare centres in NSW are struggling to meet the federal government’s tough new industry standards and some could be forced to close within three years. The Sun-Herald newspaper at the weekend reported that NSW ...

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NT child protection overhauls

There are at least 1000 children at risk of harm in the Northern Territory who have received no support from the government, a new report has said. Within hours of the report’s release in Darwin on Monday, both the NT ...

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