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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.

Jul

17

ELAA is seeking a full-time Workplace Relations Advisor

As part of the Members’ Solutions team, the Workplace Relations Advisor will provide exceptional service to ELAA members and other early childhood service providers through tailored Industrial Relations and Human Resources advice. This is a full-time role that provides practical IR and HR solutions to our members. (more…)

Jul

15

Jul

15

Twilight Webinar Wednesday 22 July: Children have a strong sense of identity

The VCAA is presenting a FREE webinar that unpacks two new VCAA resources that support the VEYLDF Learning and Development Outcome Children have a strong sense of identity. (more…)

Jul

14

PLSA and the JobKeeper payment scheme

If your service has received JobKeeper subsidies during the April-June 2020 quarter, you may need to record this in your quarterly Victorian Portable Long Service Leave return. The Victorian Portable Long Service Leave Authority has added advice, including three practical scenarios, to its website about how JobKeeper payments will impact what is reported in the quarterly return. (more…)

Jul

14

Multilingual COVID-19 resources

The Victorian Refugee Health Network has some excellent information resources in multiple languages re COVID-19. Resources cover Stage 3 restrictions, worker support payments, getting tested, using public transport, returning to school, mental health and more.

Service providers may find this site very useful for communication re COVID-19 related policies and practices to non-English speaking families.

To access the resources CLICK HERE

Jul

14

Child Care Subsidy rates update

CCS family income thresholds, the annual cap and the hourly rate caps are adjusted at the start of each financial year based on the Consumer Price Index. A fact sheet detailing the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment CCS rates from 13 July 2020 is available by CLICKING HERE .

Jul

14

New raisingchildren network resources on child sexual safety

Australian Government funded parenting website, raisingchildren.net.au, has launched a range of free resources for parents and professionals working with parents on child sexual safety.

The ten new articles are designed to help keep children safe by providing information on topics including how to talk to children and teens about sexual abuse, recognise signs of grooming, and access help lines and services. (more…)

Jul

14

Still time to enter your service in the Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards

With just under a week to go until entries close, there’s still time to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards. (more…)

Jul

14

It’s VIT teacher registration time – read the update from VIT

VIT has issued an update for Victorian Early Childhood Services regarding teacher registration. The key points are: (more…)

Jul

14

Information sharing and family violence reforms: register for webinars

Early childhood education and care services, schools and health and wellbeing services will be joining the Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS), the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Family Violence Action Framework in the first half of 2021. These reforms will enable professionals from authorised organisations and services to share information with other professionals to promote child wellbeing and safety and reduce family violence. In Term 3, 2020 webinars will be available for leaders of ECEC, school and OSHC services. (more…)

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