Child Weekly

On Monday, in Melbourne's north, a three-year-old girl was hit and killed when a parked car rolled backwards at a childcare centre. The toddler was struck in the car park of Kiddy Palace Learning Centre in Epping shortly before 4.45 pm.

Guardian Early Learning Group has recently introduced octo-prams throughout their 90+ centres around Australia.

An FDC Educator, in Banksia Grove Western Australia, has been accused of breaking an 8-month-old baby's arm while in her care on May 15th. Her bid to re-open her FDC service has been refused.

Scholarships are being offered to Diploma-qualified educators working at one of G8 Education’s 500 early learning centres across the country.

Once your service has been through the Assessment and Rating process, approved providers must display their service's Quality Rating so that it is clearly visible to anyone from the main entrance.

The NSW Government has issued an urgent warning as reports of hundreds of gastro outbreaks hit childcare centres across NSW. A rise in viral gastro cases saw 820 children and 165 staff fall ill in centres around NSW.

Support staff in NSW pre-schools and public schools are in for a major wage increase after securing a minimum 19 per cent pay rise over three years in negotiations with the NSW government.

Australia Post has now introduced the Pen Pal Club. Connecting children and Educators around Australia with their very own pen pals.

The Department of Education’s online Early Years Health and Development portal now offers free, flexible professional development training for Educators in child health, development and well being. 

The Education and Children’s Services Act 2019 will replace the Education Act 1972 and the Children’s Services Act 1985.