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.

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