04 AprEarly Childhood sector welcomes Commonwealth relief but now looks to States to bridge kinder gap

Posted on 04 Apr 2020

ELAA welcomes the announcement of the Commonwealth Government’s Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package that enables families to stay enrolled with their chosen childcare provider during the coronavirus (COVID 19) emergency.

However, the sessional kindergarten sector (which has separate funding arrangements to childcare) is still highly exposed to a parent fee revenue gap created by parents either being unable to afford out-of-pocket fees (due to job losses) or withdrawing their children due to health concerns.

Read the full ELAA media release


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