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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.

Oct

07

Introducing Raising Healthy Minds

The Raising Children Network are excited to share Raising Healthy Minds – a new app filled with tips and practical ideas to help parents and carers raise confident, resilient children aged 0-12, and to help the professionals who support them. (more…)

Oct

07

Infrastructure grants to help with 3-year-old roll out in Vic

The Victorian School Building Authority provides year-round grant opportunities to Victoria’s early childhood sector through its Building Blocks funding program.  In September 2021, they launched a new Planning grant to help organisations plan and prepare future kindergarten infrastructure projects. Eligible organisations can apply for a one-off grant of up to $150,000 for planning and pre-construction work for projects that will help the roll out of 3-year-old kindergarten across Victoria.

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Oct

06

Member information forum on vaccinations

ELAA Members are invited to attend an information session on mandatory vaccinations on Tuesday 12 October at 7pm. In this session we will be outlining the requirements of employers under the Public Health Order and answering your questions. (more…)

Sep

27

Can you help WorkSafe to make the ECEC sector more safe?

WorkSafe Victoria needs your help to gain a greater insight into the level of understanding of Occupational Health and Safety in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector. (more…)

Sep

22

What does the announcement of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for Vic ECEC workers mean for your service?

Victoria’s Education Minister, James Merlino, has announced that all staff in all Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings will need to have their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by 18 October and be fully  vaccinated by 29 November. (more…)

Sep

22

ELAA Welcomes mandatory vax announcement for Vic early childhood workers

Early Learning Association of Australia (ELAA) welcomes today’s announcement by the Victorian Chief Health Officer that vaccination against COVID-19 will be a requirement for Victoria’s Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) workforce. (more…)

Sep

22

Let’s get creative … it’s your chance to win ***closing date extended***

We’ve extended the closing date to 15 October to take this great opportunity for your service’s children to contribute to a new look for our member communications. (more…)

Sep

20

ELAA urges mandatory vaccines for the Early Childhood Education and Care workforce

Early Learning Association of Australia (ELAA) is urging the Victorian Chief Health Officer to introduce mandatory vaccination of the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) workforce. (more…)

Sep

19

SEVEN DAY LOCKDOWN: GEELONG, SURF COAST and MITCHELL SHIRE COMMENCES 11.59pm THIS EVENING (SUNDAY 19 SEPTEMBER)

The Victorian Government Chief Health Officer has announced today that the City of Greater Geelong, the Surf Coast and Mitchell Shire will enter a seven-day lockdown commencing at 11:59pm on Sunday 19 September, with restrictions the same as those in the City of Ballarat and metropolitan Melbourne, excluding the curfew. (more…)

Sep

09

eNews 9 September 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 9 September 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

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