ELAA’s submission to the one-month review of the ECEC Relief Package highlights the uncertainties of its benefits until the outcomes of JobKeeper applications and Exceptional Circumstances applications are known. In preparing for the future beyond 1 July, 2020 – when the current ECEC Relief funding is expected to expire – a revised more flexible funding model is needed including the removal of the activity test and more support for families and children who are disadvantaged.
ELAA’s Federal Budget Submission outlines four priorities for the consideration of the Morrison Government: (more…)
ELAA provided a submission to the review of the Code of Conduct and advocated for the establishment of a national teacher registration scheme and a national code of conduct. ELAA recommended that opportunities for teachers to engage with the code of conduct, such as through professional development be established.
ELAA’s 2020-2021 State Budget Submission make recommendations on the implementation of two years of kindergarten, the expansion of a quality workforce and the sustainability of services.
The Child Information Sharing scheme will support collaborative practice between professionals to support children’s wellbeing. ELAA has provided a submission in support of the scheme with feedback about how training and resources can be successfully used in the next stage of the roll out. (more…)
ELAA has made a submission on behalf of its members to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the early childhood engagement of cultural and linguistically diverse communities. (more…)
ELAA has made a submission to the Review of the Universal Access National Partnership (UANP). In it’s submission, ELAA makes seven key recommendations (more…)
ELAA members value their staff and want to provide beneficial working conditions. The establishment of the Long Service Benefits Portability scheme could have made a valuable contribution to the community sector early childhood workforce if it had been appropriately consulted and scoped. (more…)
ELAA together with our CEO Group has developed the report, Early Years Management: Achieving a sustainable service system, which identifies the urgent support required to ensure the viability of early years management services for the planned expansion of kindergarten.