Child-care firm in battle to survive
The Age - Vanessa O'Shaughnessy and Dan Harrison - November 6, 2008

STAFF at some ABC Learning centres are considering management buy-outs as the distressed child-care company fights for survival. And companies which offer employer-sponsored child care through ABC Learning are contemplating their options...

ABC Learning Centres shareholders set to lose entire investments
Daily Telegraph - Andrew Carswell - November 06, 2008

SEETHING ABC Learning Centres shareholders are likely to lose their entire investments if the childcare operator sinks into administration, analysts have warned...

Contingency plan for kids, workers of ABC Learning centres
Daily Telegraph - Sue Dunlevy and Tim Vollmer - November 06, 2008

The childcare union warned 12000 jobs could be at risk and tens of thousands of parents would be unable to work if the company folds...

Julia Gillard mother superior at ABC Learning's child centres
Daily Telegraph - Peter Gosnell - November 06, 2008

Twelve hundred child care centres all shutting at the same time is a lot of working mothers out of the workforce in one go - a consequence that's ideologically and politically unpalatable...

ABC Learning Centres says childcare access will remain
NEWS.com.au - Liam Walsh - November 05, 2008

ABC Learning Centres is expected to be placed into voluntary administration today even as it reassures parents they will still have access to childcare...

Parents worried about ABC
Courier Mail - Liliana Molina - November 05, 2008

SPECULATION about the future of Australia's biggest childcare chain, ABC Learning Centres, continued last night, causing concern among client parents...

ABC childcare centres unlikely to close, union says
ABC Online - November 5, 2008

The union representing childcare workers at centres run by ABC Learning says parents will not be left in the lurch if the troubled company collapses...

ABC Learning 'talking with stakeholders'
The Age - November 5, 2008

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the company said it was continuing discussions with stakeholders, including banks and the federal government, to secure the future of its operations...

McGrath seen as ABC Learning receiver
The Australian - John Durie - November 05, 2008

MCGRATH Nicol is likely to be appointed by the banks as the receiver of beleaguered childcare operator ABC Learning Centres. Rival forensic accounting firm Ferrier Hodgson...

Receivers to take over ABC Learning
The Australian - John Durie - November 05, 2008

ABC Learning, the childcare centre operator that looks after 100,000 Australian infants and toddlers, is today expected to be swept into receivership...

Julia Gillard ready to step in if ABC Learning falls
The Australian - Samantha Maiden - November 05, 2008

THE Government is ready to step in to assist families if Australia's largest childcare provider, ABC Learning, goes into receivership today...

Qld Govt says 'business as usual' for ABC childcare
ABC Online - November 05, 2008

The Queensland Government says it is business as usual at ABC Learning, despite speculation the childcare provider is on the brink of collapse...

The grandparents always know best
The Times (UK) - David Rose - November 3, 2008

The grandparent who plays babysitter is not only the cheapest and most easily exploited form of childcare but also the safest, research suggests...

Eddy staggered by wife's legal action
The Australian - Natasha Bita - November 03, 2008

TOPPLED childcare kingpin Eddy Groves lashed out at his estranged wife, Le Neve, yesterday after she sued him for $44million. Mr Groves said he could not believe the mother of his...

Eddy Groves gets hit with huge lawsuit
Melbourne Herald Sun - Kay Dibben - November 02, 2008

Dr Le Neve Groves is suing her husband and co-founder of ABC Learning Centres and two margin lenders for $64.2 million she says she is owed...