Bright Minds Childcare Centre at Cranebrook in Sydney's west, was closed on Wednesday, following a four-year-old child testing positive for coronavirus.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority has released advice for RTO's to consider adapting practices, including changing delivery modes, re-sequencing delivery of units or components of units, and delaying workplace practical assessments during the COVID - 19 pandemic.

NSW Department of Education data shows more than two-thirds of kindergarten suspensions involve children with a disability, and many of those children were sent home more than once.

On Wednesday, April 15th, Audiovisual production company EventSound, teamed up with KidsClub Childcare Macquarie Park to light the facility in recognition of early childhood educators. 

The exceptional circumstance Supplementary Relief Payment is available for services who need a ‘top-up’ on the Early Childhood Education and Care Package payment already receiving through the Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package.