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How educators can support children to learn how to be kind and respectful to one another.Read more >>
The Child Care Subsidy activity test exemption and how it applies to parents of children in the year before they start primary school.Read more >>
How parents can take steps to supporting their child’s mental health and emotional wellbeing to build resilience in the early years and beyond.Read more >>
Research from the Telethon Institute explains why school readiness should also consider a child’s home and family life and the community they grow up in to determine whether they might need support later in life.Read more >>
Child care workers must be cleared before they can launch into looking after kids, and every state and territory has its own laws in place.Read more >>
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Whether your child care centre is a new build or an old favourite, it needs to have structural integrity.Read more >>
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