Latest News

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

Aug

10

Child Safe Standards – an introductory webinar

The Commission for Children and Young People is running a webinar for child safety leaders in August, September and October. (more…)

Aug

10

Temporary service closures – notification required

Approved providers are reminded that they must notify the Regulatory Authority within seven days of any change to the hours and days of operation of the approved service. This includes closing a service for any reason, (more…)

Aug

10

Additional allowable absences in COVID-19 hotspots

Child care services in a Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspot can access additional allowable absences if the declaration extends for more than seven days. (more…)

Aug

10

Vaccinations for educators

ELAA has been pleased to see ECEC staff in Queensland included on the priority vaccination list. We will continue to advocate for the Victorian ECEC workforce to be included on the priority vaccination list as additional vaccines become available. (more…)

Aug

10

Workforce Survey – thank you to contributors

We are very pleased to report that there were over 700 responses to the combined ELAA, Community Child Care and Community Early Learning Australia workforce survey. (more…)

Aug

06

COVID-19 update from Vic DET

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) services will have received an update from the Victorian Department of Education and Training (Vic DET) yesterday evening in response to the latest reintroduction of stay-at-home restrictions in Victoria (effective as of 8p.m. on 5 August). If you missed the update the key points covered include: (more…)

Aug

06

Free info sessions from HESTA re new Super changes

Changes to super are coming soon – and ELAA’s preferred superannuation partner, HESTA, want to make sure you know your responsibilities! Join one of their webinars – “legislative changes to super” – to make sure you’re prepared. (more…)

Aug

05

COVID-19 Stay at home restrictions re-introduced in Victoria

The Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, has announced the reintroduction of stay at home restrictions for all Victorians except if an exemption applies e.g. essential worker category etc. (more…)

Jul

28

ELAA CEO update 28 July 2021

Dear members and friends

As Victoria starts the cautious process of emerging from lockdown 5.0 we would like to acknowledge the professionalism and dedication of the Early Childhood Education and Care providers and their staff who have continued to provide the essential services of quality care and learning throughout the Pandemic. (more…)

Jul

28

How are we doing as communicators?

ELAA would really like to know where our communications are hitting the spot or maybe where they’re missing the mark? Your feedback will be used to inform ELAA’s Communications Plan and ensure that our members are receiving the right information, at the right time, in the right format. (more…)

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