Australia

A $4 Million annual free eyesight program has benefited almost 700,000 preschoolers throughout NSW, is now celebrating 10 years. The Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) program aims to diagnose problems…
The Department Of Communities has recently published enforcement actions across early childhood services across Perth. These included a child being burnt and children being unnoticed leaving the centre by themselves.
A study by the University of Queensland has found, that over two-thirds of early childhood services do not comply with all safe sleeping guidelines for babies below 12 months of…
Worksafe Western Australia has begun an inspection program to look at the overall safety aspects of childcare services in WA, since there has been significant growth within the early childhood…
In an Australian first, Canterbury Bankstown Council has voted to offer free childcare to asylum seekers in its council-run centres.
Victorian Centres have received funding to teach Indigenous dialects for the first time for children as young as 3. Under a new $17.9 million state government initiative, Aboriginal languages Chinese…
From 19 October - 28 October, we celebrate National Children's Week. It's a celebration of children's rights and the right for children to enjoy childhood. During this week, it also…
On 26th October 2018, is Day for Daniel. A national day of action to raise awareness of child safety. Children ages 3 to 8 years of age can take part…
As part of Australia's proposal to tackle the obesity epidemic, children's height and weight will be measured every 2 years unless parents opt out. The data collected could map child…