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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

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…)

Dec

06

Missing out on kinder because your mum’s sick just shouldn’t happen

Having a sick mum is bad enough but missing out on kinder because she’s sick just shouldn’t happen. Giving to the Early Childhood Education Foundation will make a huge difference in the lives of children like Sian* (more…)

Dec

03

ELAA CEO Update 3 December 2019

Read for updates on ELAA’s Federal advocacy re 15 Hours and the NQF, Victorian School Readiness Funding, and VECTEA renegotiations. (more…)

Dec

03

Have you used ELAA’s Employee Management and Development (EM&D) Kit?

We want to hear your feedback! ELAA are currently reviewing the EM&D kit and we want to hear from employers and managers to understand how we can make it more useful and practical for you. (more…)

Dec

02

Need help calculating end-of-year staff leave entitlements?

ELAA can help. To assist members to prepare for the last payroll processes of the year, ELAA is pleased to present our pro-rata annual leave calculator for 2019.  (more…)

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