ABC receivers poised for sale
The Age - Colin Kruger and Vanda Carson - August 31, 2009

The receivers, led by McGrathNicol's Chris Honey, have until March 31 next year to sell the remaining 715 childcare centres or face eviction by its 19 landlords...

Auditors of childcare group may be sued
Sydney Morning Herald - Vanda Carson - August 29, 2009

ABC LEARNING'S former auditors may be sued for negligently breaching their duties to the failed childcare company and its investors as part of attempts to claw back...

Mistakes not child's play for workers
Herald Sun - Gerard McManus - August 26, 2009

CHILDCARE workers could lose their entire annual salary for silly little computer mistakes, including typing a child's name incorrectly...

Women shun promotion for sake of children
The Australian - Natasha Bita - August 24, 2009

WOMEN are knocking back pay rises and promotions because of concerns over childcare, the Australia Institute has warned in a study on the way recessions affect female workers...

Australian women 'underpaid, underemployed'
ABC Online - August 24, 2009

The report also finds more women are opting out of the labour market because of child care and other caring responsibilities. ACTU president Sharan Burrow...

Learning from ABC mess
The Advertiser - Miles Kemp - August 21, 2009

THE ABC Learning childcare collapse has created anxiety in former students and parents as well as uncertainty in the industry, a State Government study has found...

Canberra sides with banks

The Australian - Susannah Moran - August 20, 2009 THE federal government has sided with receivers acting for a consortium of banks trying to get more time to sell hundreds of profitable ABC Learning...

Groves may face a public grilling
The Australian - Susannah Moran and Etan Smallman - August 18, 2009

ABC Learning founder Eddy Groves could face a public examination over his dealings with the collapsed childcare company he founded, while future court...

ABC administrator seeks extension
Sydney Morning Herald - Margaret Scheikowski - August 17, 2009

ABC Learning has already been in administration longer than any other company in Australia's corporate history, a judge has been told. Anthony Morris QC...

Govt won't put price on childcare reform
Sydney Morning Herald - August 17, 2009

Creating the best childcare industry in the world will hit parents in the hip pocket, the federal government admits. But any potential increases will be shared...

Childcare costs to rise under federal revamp
Courier Mail - Gerard McManus and Cheryl Critchley - August 17, 2009

QUEENSLAND parents could soon be paying $5000 more a year for child care, under a Federal Government plan to lift preschool education standards...

Childcare report backs part-time work
The Australian - Natasha Bita - August 13, 2009

THE federal government hopes to lure more mothers back to work by making childcare more appealing, a study reveals. The Department of Education...

Childcare is a disgrace
Melbourne Herald Sun - Susie O'Brien - August 04, 2009

WOULD you hand your kids over to a stranger you've never met and don't know anything about? Thousands of Aussie parents do every time they drop their kids off at...

Stay-home mums seek childcare
Melbourne Herald Sun - Susie O'Brien - August 04, 2009

ONE third of kids are placed in childcare even though their parents are not working, figures show. Work is still the main reason for youngsters to be in...

Corporate watchdog ASIC rejected query on ABC Learning
The Australian - Natasha Bita - August 03, 2009

THE corporate watchdog dismissed a whistleblower's complaint about ABC Learning's 'questionable' accounts two years before the world's largest childcare company crashed...