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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.

Dec

01

ELAA CEO update 1 December 2020

Dear members and friends

read on for updates on a National Workforce Strategy, VECTEA Next Steps, Christmas close down and calculations requests, and our first ever Learning Brought to Life online professional development event. (more…)

Dec

01

Today is Giving Tuesday 2020 – How Will You Give Back Today?

Every act of generosity counts.

YOU CAN HELP

The Early Childhood Education Foundation cannot continue its crucial work assisting young children without the ongoing support of donors. (more…)

Dec

01

Important update on Vic Gov Free Kinder announcement

The Victorian Government recently announced an investment of up to $169.6 million to early childhood services providing funded kindergarten programs. This means free kindergarten for children attending their funded sessional kindergarten programs and reduced fees for children enrolled in funded kindergarten programs in a long day care service. Families that have children attending unfunded three-year-old programs in sessional kindergarten services will have the fees reduced by approximately $40.00 per week. Find out more (more…)

Dec

01

ELAA 19/20 Annual Report Now available

Following ELAA’s Annual General Meeting on 19 November the ELAA 19/20 Annual Report has now been published on the ELAA website.  CLICK HERE to view it.

Dec

01

Don’t forget to tell us about your new Committee members

Now that your service’s Annual General Meeting is done and you have your 2021 Committee of Management finalised, it’s time to let ELAA know about any changes to your Committee. (more…)

Dec

01

Make bigger and brighter things happen for little ones at Officeworks

Early learning should be a joy. A riot of colour and possibilities to inspire growing minds to expand their universe. Inspirational activities which help children to learn as they play, without even realising. (more…)

Nov

30

Deadline for long service, annual leave and termination calculations requests – 11 December

Please note ELAA will be closed for the Christmas period from mid-day on 23rd December until 9am Monday 4th January. No advice or calculations will be available during this period. The final date for the lodgement of all calculations (more…)

Nov

30

Need help with your Vic portable long service leave quarterly returns?

The Vic Portable Long Service Leave Authority has new guides and training sessions to help employers process their Portable Long Service Leave quarterly returns. The guides include a step by step the process for completing a quarterly return using a spreadsheet or doing it manually through the employer portal, and how to terminate a worker. (more…)

Nov

30

Why outsourcing payroll may be ideal for your business

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Managing payroll and ensuring compliance with modern awards can be time-consuming and stressful for anyone operating a kindergarten or early childhood centre. It can also detract from time that could be focused on educational activities. For these reasons and more, payroll is an ideal candidate for outsourcing. (more…)

Nov

30

Get your new Committee of Management ready for 2021

Get your new Committee of Management off to a flying start for 2021 with our two free governance training sessions including Starting from the Beginning – Governance Information and Support  and Financial Management for Committees of Management. Both sessions are delivered online so access is easy and they’re both free.
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