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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.

Oct

22

ELAA CEO UPDATE 22 OCTOBER 2021

Dear members and friends

Like me, I’m sure all our Victorian members have been waiting for today and the first significant lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in around four months across the state. The key change for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services is (more…)

Oct

21

Extended Vic COVID public health order update and member vaccination resources

Extended Public Health Order – the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Specified Facilities) Directions (No. 10) commenced at 11:59pm on 21 October 2021 and end at 11:59pm on 18 November 2021. They replace the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No. 9) and (No.8). Members can access the new Directions No. 10 (Public Health Order) here:

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Oct

20

Why is it sometimes better to bring in a specialist Industrial Relations Consultant?

ELAA spoke to our Industrial Relations Consultant, Nick Church from EC Workplace, about why it may be appropriate to bring in a specialist Industrial Relations consultant to help your service manage a workplace issue. (more…)

Oct

20

ELAA partners with Rentokil Initial

We are pleased to announce that ELAA is partnering with Rentokil Initial, a global leader in hygiene solutions. Rentokil Initial manages hygiene risk, making our workplaces healthier and safer for our staff, families, and visitors. (more…)

Oct

20

How to choose the right home loan

When it comes to choosing the right home loan, it can be difficult to know where to start! (more…)

Oct

20

3y.o Vic kinder rollout – transitional funding supporting up-skillers to come online earlier

To support the roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten in Victoria, a transitional funding arrangement has been put in place. This gives funded service providers (approved providers) the option of allowing an up-skiller who will complete their qualification by the end of 2022 to deliver a funded kindergarten program from the start of 2022. (more…)

Oct

20

Help us celebrate 30 years of ELAA – photo and video competition

ELAA is celebrating 30 years of supporting services to deliver excellence and equity in early childhood education. Want to join in the fun? (more…)

Oct

20

REGISTER NOW for ELAA’s Annual General Meeting 2021

November 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. The ELAA Board and staff are delighted to invite members, parent volunteers and colleagues from across the early learning sector to the 2021 ELAA AGM which will be held via Zoom . The ELAA AGM is always more than an AGM… (more…)

Oct

20

OHS Manual Handling training for all early childhood professionals working in the ECEC, Monday 25 October at 7.00pm – limited places

Worksafe are increasing their inspections into all early childhood services.  Don’t wait for an inspection from Worksafe or a serious incident!  (more…)

Oct

20

McArthur Early Childhood Volunteer of the Year Awards 2021 – NOMINATION DATE EXTENDED TO 4 NOVEMBER

Celebrate a volunteer that makes a real difference

ELAA and our preferred recruitment partner, McArthur, are proud to present the 2021 McArthur Early Childhood Volunteer of the Year Awards. Celebrate the difference that volunteers make to your early learning service by nominating a special someone for this year’s Awards.

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