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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

15

ELAA members win Victorian Early Years Awards

ELAA is pleased to see our members well-represented at the Victorian Early Years Awards with Early Years Management organisations Shine Bright and Barwon Child Youth and Family announced as category winners and Kinglake Ranges Children’s Centre taking out the Minister’s Award. (more…)

Dec

15

Vaccinations for five-year olds

Children aged between five and 11 years will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination from 10 January 2021. The Victorian Government aims to enable all children aged five to 11 to receive at least one vaccine dose before the end of January 2022, and a second dose before 8 April 2022. (more…)

Dec

15

2022 Kindergarten Funding Rates now available

Following the signing of the National Partnership Agreement on the weekend, the Victorian Department of Education and Training has published the 2022 kindergarten rates. (more…)

Dec

14

2022 Victorian Kindergarten Funding Rates now available

Following the signing of the National Partnership Agreement on the weekend, the Victorian Department of Education and Training has published the 2022 kindergarten rates.

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Dec

06

A welcome investment in Victoria’s Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce

Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement of its Next Steps in Victoria’s Kindergarten Workforce Strategy . The strategy responds to an urgent need for action to address workforce issues, (more…)

Dec

01

eNews 1 December 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 1 December 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Dec

01

ELAA CEO update 1 December 2021

Dear members and friends

As the end of the year draws closer we know that it’s always a busier than usual time for Early Childhood Education and Care services as they finalise transition to school arrangements, new enrolments, end-of-year celebrations and say goodbye to leaving staff and induct new staff. (more…)

Nov

30

New Worksafe Vic First Aid code of practice

WorkSafe Victoria have published a new code of practice on First Aid. (more…)

Nov

30

Child Care Subsidy family income cap to go on 10 December

On 10 December, the Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. Families earning more than (more…)

Nov

30

Vic government to build a further 5 new kindergartens

Four more kindergartens will be built at schools across Victoria in 2023 and an existing kindergarten will be expanded ─ creating 300 extra approved kindergarten places for local children. (more…)

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