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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

18

Choose the best super fund for your employees

Choosing the right super fund could make a big difference to your employees’ future. AustralianSuper has been named the best performing super fund over the last 10 years by leading independent agency SuperRatings*. (more…)

Dec

18

Dates for 2020 Free Committee of Management training now available

Committee governance information and finance management free 2020 training dates are now available (more…)

Dec

18

Christmas close down and employee entitlement calculations

Please note the ELAA offices will be closed from 4pm on Monday 23rd December, and will reopen on Thursday 2nd January. This time of year is extremely busy for ELAA staff, so if you are calling our phone support or require an employee entitlement calculation and cannot be attended to straight away by a member services team please ensure you leave a voicemail message or email memberservices@elaa.org.au (more…)

Dec

18

Application deadlines for funding to support provisional teachers moving to full registration

The Victorian Department of Education is offering additional funding for early childhood services to support provisionally registered early childhood teachers to move to full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. Early childhood services and their approved provider can apply for funding of $2,872 (excluding GST) per teacher. Application deadlines are (more…)

Dec

18

Let your community know that submissions from families into CALD Inquiry welcome

The Legal and Social Issues Committee, which is conducting the Parliamentary Inquiry into the early childhood engagement of culturally and linguistically diverse communities, will continue accepting submissions from individuals who wish to share their experiences and ideas up until the end of February 2020. (more…)

Dec

18

Involving children in reportable conduct investigations

The Commission for Children and Young People has developed new resources for organisations to help include children in abuse investigations. Developed in partnership with Griffith University, the resource ensures that children’s right to be heard is taken seriously. The resource assists services to ask children the right questions in the right way to help keep children safe. (more…)

Dec

17

Early Childhood Agreement for Children in Out-of-Home Care

Children in Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Some of the most vulnerable include Aboriginal children, children and families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and children with disabilities or developmental delays. (more…)

Dec

12

EpiPen shortage update from the Victorian Department of Education and Training

This article appeared in the Victorian Department of Education and Training Quality Assessment and Regulation Update December 2019. It contains important information regarding current supply of the EpiPen Jr 150mcg and EpiPen 300mcg adenaline (epinephrine) auto-injectors (more…)

Dec

12

Have you emailed your service Bunnings PowerPass details to ELAApowerpass@bunnings.com.au to receive a bigger discount?

Bunnings and ELAA are excited to announce MORE items have been discounted for ELAA members with over 6,500 discounted items. We have listened to our members and added Child Safety, Arts and Crafts, Security Systems, Solar Panels, Play and Garden Equipment to the discounted range. ELAA Member Savings and Benefits at Bunnings include: (more…)

Dec

10

Federal Government announces continued funding of ACECQA

ELAA welcomes today’s announcement from the Federal Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, to continue funding for the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) from 1 July 2020. (more…)

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