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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.

Nov

18

Want to grow your super? The government co-contribution may help!

 

Most employers currently contribute the minimum 9.5% of your salary into your super account via compulsory Superannuation Guarantee (SG) payments. But is this enough to fund your retirement? (more…)

Nov

13

16 Comic’s Lounge tickets to be won at the ELAA AGM and there’s still time to register!

It’s not too late to register to attend the 2019 ELAA Annual General Meeting and be in the running to win 16 tickets to the Comic’s Lounge in North Melbourne … what a perfect idea for your service’s end of year staff celebration! (more…)

Nov

08

ELAA CEO Update 8 November 2019

Next Thursday, 14 November, is the ELAA Annual General Meeting. It’s always a great opportunity to catch up with other members and early learning colleagues, compare notes, and enjoy some great nibbles and a drink or two – and we always feature a speaker who provides expert insights into the early learning sector. (more…)

Nov

07

Come along to the 2019 ELAA AGM for a great speaker, champion volunteers and some cool door prizes

It’s not too late to register to attend the 2019 ELAA Annual General Meeting and be in the running to win a $50 voucher from ELAA partner, Officeworks. (more…)

Nov

07

How could an integrated group model make three-year-old kindergarten a reality in your service?

With funded three-year-old kindergarten commencing a phased rollout in Victoria from 2020, long-day care services may be thinking about how a funded three-year-old program could work in their service. (more…)

Nov

07

Get the latest on Vic Children’s Services Act changes

Amendments to the Children’s Services Act 1996 to align it with the Education and Care Services National Law are before the Victorian Parliament. (more…)

Nov

07

Be prepared for heatwaves, bushfires and thunderstorm asthma this summer

The Victorian Department of Education and Training has emergency and evacuation management policies and procedures and resources for early childhood education and care services on its website and now is the time to check them out. (more…)

Nov

07

Parents from all walks of life sometimes need help with kindergarten fees

Over 60,000 children access kindergarten programs across Victoria each year. However, many children miss out on the opportunity to attend a quality kindergarten program in the year before they commence school because their parents are unable to afford the fees for a wide variety of reasons. (more…)

Nov

07

Looking to have your say in ELAA submissions?

ELAA is frequently invited to contribute to submissions on a diverse range of topics relevant to the ECEC sector. We are looking at establishing a flexible advisory group of approximately 8-10 members including representatives from early years management organisations and stand-alone kindergartens who are interested in helping to shape submissions. (more…)

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