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Despite the end of COVID lockdowns bringing well-earned relief and freedom for millions of Australians, the COVID baby boom… Read more


Australia's child care fee assistance is changing. From 2 July 2018, the Child Care Rebate and Child Care Benefit… Read more


With so many different options available for childcare these days, it can be hard to be sure you… Read more


60% of a mother’s income is going to childcare when she returns to full-time work after… Read more


Young children who are required to engage in day-time naps in childcare when they do not sleep are… Read more


Child Care New South Wales is on a mission to have 100% of its members actively participating in… Read more

Childcare centres will be included in a national campaign by the Fair Work Ombudsman to improve compliance with… Read more

Nearly one million children are in approved centres nationwide, a federal government report has found.

The latest… Read more


The Gillard Government has declared that 'cake police' will not shut down childcare centres. 

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A relaxation in the number of pre-school children that nurseries and registered child minders… Read more


About one in six children who needed a child care place in 2011 couldn't access it, government data… Read more


Childcare centres have dumped places for babies, leaving families on waiting lists for up to two… Read more


Child care tends to go one of two ways in New York City: a nanny who becomes… Read more


As the President of the National In-Home Childcare Association (NICA) it’s a great… Read more


Earlier this year, the Federal Government put in place some changes to early childhood services as part of… Read more


The Australian newspaper has an exclusive report today on 2011 Census data which shows just why childcare will… Read more


The Australian National Audit Office has released its report on improving access to childcare.

The report said… Read more


Early Childhood and Childcare Minister Kate Ellis says she supports the Australian Nanny Association in its bid to… Read more


Early use of centre-based childcare can be a contentious issue for parents.

However, the Sydney… Read more


The study shows two out of three families with primary school aged children and employed mothers were juggling… Read more


An executive summary of the submission by Goodstart, obtained by The Australian, calls for a "mandatory redirection" of… Read more


If granddad was home as well, there are usually memories of helping him out in the garden, and… Read more

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Releasing its 2011-2012 childcare fees report today, childcare workers union United Voice said fees had increased 11… Read more


A similar proportion of parents with kids in long-day care are seeking alternative care arrangements within their families… Read more

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Flanked by his wife Margie at a childcare centre in western Sydney on Tuesday, Mr Abbott talked up… Read more


Australian Industry Group (AIG) incoming chief executive Innes Willox said getting people, particularly women, back into work was… Read more


Mr Abbott has responded by accusing Ms Gillard of carping and says the government is demonstrating "more spin… Read more


Here are some tips to avoid some of the pitfalls and leave home happy and calm:

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The shift to childcare can manifest into sleeping difficulties for a young mind.  

Educational and Leadership… Read more


When hiring a new babysitter, you'll find that asking the right questions will get you the right answers. 

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