ELAA in the Media

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ELAA CEO interviewed on radio 2GB re rollback of the COVID-19 Child Care Relief Package

On Monday, 8 June, the Federal Education Minister, Dan Tehan, announced that the Federal Government would be transitioning from the COVID-19 Child Care Relief package which essentially provided free childcare to families back to the Pre-COVID-19 Child Care Subsidy system (with some relaxation of the CCS Activity Test for a limited 12 week period during the transition phase). (more…)



ELAA CEO comments on rise of ‘wrap around’ early years services in www.commercialrealestate.com.au

21 June, 2019.

ELAA CEO, David Worland, comments on the rise  of ‘wrap around’ in private early years services and the wider early years sector (more…)



ELAA CEO interviewed on ABC Radio Melbourne re rise of 5 star early learning services

ELAA CEO, David Worland, chatted with Patricia Karvelas on 774 ABC Melbourne this morning about the rise of 5 star early learning services. Listen in (segment starts 1 hr, 16 mins & 23 secs into audio file)



774 ABC Melbourne – ELAA CEO talks with Rafael Epstein about the 2019/20 Vic Budget

27 May 2019: listen to this live interview with ELAA CEO, David Worland, and 774 ABC Melbourne Drive presenter, Rafael Epstein. David provides ELAA’s reaction to the 2019/20 Victorian state budget. (more…)



Early Education Show Podcast – live from the 2019 Early Childhood Education Conference

In a first for the ELAA / Gowrie Victoria Early Childhood Education Conference, the Friday (May 18) program featured the Conference’s first ever live podcast with the crew from the Early Education Show Presenting ‘Advocacy is Everyone’s Job’ (more…)



ELAA Deputy CEO featured in AGE article on school readiness age

21 April 2019:  ELAA Deputy CEO, Tina Martin, featured in an article by AGE journalist, Madeleine Heffernan, on the question of what is the best age for children to commence school. (more…)



WIN NEWS – Gippsland featuring ‘Starting Out Safely’ Road Safety Education Program

WIN NEWS – Gippsland featured a story on the ‘Starting Out Safely’ Road Safety Education Program today. View the story here(more…)



Not a Moment Left to Waste – 3yo kinder needs help to stop kids falling behind

ELAA Interim CEO, Tina Martin, comments in the Herald Sun on the importance of universal access to funded quality 3-year-old early learning programs.

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Kinders struggling with uncertainty of funding amid war of words between governments

Leader Community News – ELAA Interim CEO, Tina Martin, welcomes the  Federal Government’s announcement re a 1-year extension on 15 Hours but calls on all levels of government to tackle the issue of ongoing funding, rather than relying on year-to-year extensions.

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ABC Radio ‘The World Today’ interview with ELAA CEO re release of latest OECD Education at a Glance Report

ELAA CEO, Shane Lucas, spoke to the ABC Radio The World Today program yesterday following the release of the latest OECD Education at a Glance Report which shows Australia is going backwards on three-year-old participation in early learning.

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