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Keep up-to-date with all the latest news from the early learning sector plus benefits and services for ELAA members.

Sep

21

Child Care Recovery Package targets help where it’s needed

The announcement of the Child Care Recovery package by the Australian Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, on the weekend brings some welcome re-assurance for childcare providers and families, particularly those in Victoria. (more…)

Sep

18

Support for Covid related stress and anxiety in the early years sector

If you are experiencing stress and anxiety in your workplace as a result of COVID-19, free confidential help is available. Join the WorkSafe Wellbeing Support Trial. (more…)

Sep

18

Individual learning plans (ILPs) for children placed in out-of-home care

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) educators are reminded that the Victorian Department of Education and Training has excellent resources to support educators in developing individual learning plans (ILPs) for children placed in out-of-home care (OoHC). (more…)

Sep

17

Continued kinder fee relief good for children, service providers and parents

ELAA welcomes today’s announcement by the Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, and Education Minister, James Merlino of $26.7 million in additional funding for Victorian sessional kindergarten. (more…)

Sep

14

ELAA COVID-19 provider live forum 14 September – recording now available for members

If you couldn’t catch today’s live forum you can watch the sections delivered by ELAA staff in our ELAA My Membership page on the ELAA website. (more…)

Sep

10

CEO update 10 September 2020

  • Vic roadmap to reopening implications for ECEC services
  • Advocacy on transition payments, allowable absences and Vic fee relief
  • RUOK?

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Sep

10

Exclusive ELAA member offer on Bunnings hygiene essentials

Check out this latest offer exclusive to ELAA members who have signed up for a Bunnings Power Pass Account. To order call the Trade Specialist at your local Bunnings to arrange pick up or delivery.

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Sep

08

Vic COVID roadmap summary for ECEC provders

With the Victorian Government announcing its roadmap to re-opening Victoria, ELAA has summarised the key steps and requirements or Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) providers to help you navigate your way through the planned changes over the coming weeks. (more…)

Sep

08

New online forum – what does Victoria’s COVID ‘roadmap’ mean for ECEC providers

The Victorian Government has announced its roadmap to re-opening Victoria. Find out more about what that means for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) service providers when we chat with Susan MacDonald – Acting Deputy Secretary (Early Childhood) from the Department of Education and Training. There will also be updates from ELAA staff regarding:

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