Australian parents are under extreme stress in lockdown, and it’s affecting everyone from the poorest to the richest...

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06th Aug. 2020 2:08 PM

The PM is set to announce a rescue package for Victorian parents as stage four restrictions lock down Melbourne and force...

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05th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM

The 25-year-old was found with 2000 images and more than 70 videos on his laptop and phone. Some files were considered the...

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17th July 2020 4:07 PM

The return of paid child care has sparked calls for the funding system to be revised as thousands of families feel the...

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13th July 2020 9:07 AM

Parents struggling financially will be forced to make tough decisions as the Morrison Government’s fee-free childcare...

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12th July 2020 5:07 PM

From sleeping outside to adopting alpacas, a Bundaberg early learning centre has developed many exciting new programs.

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01st July 2020 5:07 AM

After trying to juggle educating their children while working from home, some Aussie parents now face a new...

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24th June 2020 5:06 AM

The end of free childcare has prompted experts to raise concerns about preschoolers who have had their early education...

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19th June 2020 8:06 PM

A childcare centre and a primary school have been hit with the coronavirus in Melbourne's north-west, as Victoria grapples...

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17th June 2020 5:06 AM

The cost and availability of childcare is a key issue for families. But the system needs of a overhaul, writes Jay...

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13th June 2020 12:06 PM

MP slams sexist comments after senator cites kids story to justify why kids shouldn’t access childcare.

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13th June 2020 7:06 AM

Liberal Senator Gerard Rennick has sparked outrage by insisting the best place for children is in the home, not childcare.

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11th June 2020 4:06 PM

The government has backflipped on Jobkeeper, and done a job on the childcare industry. And it’ll hurt a group that are...

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10th June 2020 4:06 AM

Parents receiving the emergency childcare package due to job loss will unlikely be able to cover fees once they start...

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09th June 2020 2:06 PM

The sudden end to the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program in the childcare sector means significant changes for parents...

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09th June 2020 10:06 AM

Millions of Australians are anxiously waiting to see if the Federal Government will extend free childcare beyond June amid...

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08th June 2020 7:06 AM

The Prime Minister spent $1.6 billion to deliver “free” childcare but now parents are being left in the lurch, told not to...

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27th May 2020 6:05 AM

Come June 28, Australia’s “free” childcare arrangement will cease to exist – and the result will be “catastrophic” for...

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20th May 2020 3:05 PM

Childcare centres want the $1.6b free childcare program to run until September. But family day care providers want it to...

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19th May 2020 9:05 PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned parents he plans to scrap free childcare on June 28, calling the scheme...

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15th May 2020 4:05 PM

Girls star and mum-of-two Jemima Kirke has been praised for her frank Mother’s Day post, in which she admits what she...

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11th May 2020 6:05 PM

Childcare centres may soon not be able to take new enrolments due to changes in how the government funds them.

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29th April 2020 9:04 PM

With coronavirus cases still rising and many parents still working, people are asking if they should still send their kids...

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09th April 2020 3:04 PM

Just last week the government announced a plan to make childcare free for a million families – but a huge problem has now...

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08th April 2020 5:04 PM

‘I have been asked to have school holiday care and care for health workers. Under this system I am unable to facilitate...

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08th April 2020 9:04 AM

Under the scheme, many workers would be paid less than 50 per cent of their usual income

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07th April 2020 8:04 AM

Qld’s community kindergartens fear the federal funding package to make childcare free would cause them to close unless the...

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03rd April 2020 7:04 PM

Kindy operators are rejoicing following the news from the Prime Minister.

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02nd April 2020 4:04 PM

We need as much certainty as possible if we are to get through this very uncertain future.

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02nd April 2020 12:04 AM

The Australian Nanny Association has warned parents about a rise in ‘childcare workers’ looking for jobs.

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28th March 2020 10:03 AM

The Brisbane headquarters of childcare provider Goodstart Early Learning has been shut down after a worker tested positive...

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16th March 2020 9:03 AM

Childcares are in talks with government bodies about possibly relaxing the carer ratios, as one provider is importing a...

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16th March 2020 6:03 AM

A childcare centre has been closed after children visited the aged care facility where a woman died from coronavirus.

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05th March 2020 12:03 PM

A childcare provider in north Queensland will reinstate its bus service with increased safety procedures after the death of...

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03rd March 2020 5:03 AM

Two people have been charged with manslaughter following the death of a three-year-old boy inside a minibus.

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25th Feb. 2020 7:02 AM

Hundreds of childcare providers that have rorted the system have been outed in a government online list. See which state...

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22nd Feb. 2020 7:02 AM

Urgent warnings have been issued to educators and bus operators in the aftermath of a three-year-old’s tragic death as...

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20th Feb. 2020 7:02 AM

A three-year-old boy may have been in a bus for hours on a 34C day before he was found dead by “devastated” staff at a...

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19th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

ALMOST 30 witnesses are expected to be heard during a case against a centre accused of “corporal punishment”.

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07th Feb. 2020 1:02 PM

Queensland parents are still paying more for child care despite the Morrison Government rushing through new laws late last...

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06th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

A junkie was allowed to care for kids in a Queensland daycare centre, taking random drug tests for six months while on the...

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04th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

Dodgy training courses are blamed for a crisis plaguing centres, with a survey revealing 60 per cent of operators...

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18th Jan. 2020 11:01 AM

An investigation has been launched after a five-year-old boy was left in a locked kindy bus for 40 minutes in sweltering...

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08th Jan. 2020 7:01 AM

Just four hours after these parents dropped their 16-month-old baby at daycare she was dead. A year on, they’re “desperate”...

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18th Dec. 2019 4:12 PM

The mother of a little girl hit and killed by the family car outside a Melbourne childcare centre has explained the...

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07th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

The parents of two children who were filmed running across a Melbourne road after escaping a childcare centre said the...

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05th Nov. 2019 9:11 AM

More than 90,000 Australian families have been stung with debts after the first audit of the Morrison Government’s...

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28th Oct. 2019 5:10 AM

Police have revealed the cause behind the death of a young girl in a childcare centre carpark as toys are left in a...

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15th Oct. 2019 10:10 AM