We have failed the refugees who need the most help to resettle
The Age - Toby Hall - October 4, 2007

Because of a lack of child care in the area, Nyakang cannot get to English language classes. Her only alternative is a one-hour weekly lesson through a home...

PM announces $190m for children with autism
ABC Online - Gillian Bradford - October 3, 2007

The money will go towards early diagnosis, specialist childcare, support for parents and professional development for teachers...

Supernanny kids torch home
Melbourne Herald Sun - October 3, 2007

Childcare guru Jo Frost spent two weeks with the Young family in 2005, teaching them how to reward good behaviour and to sit their children down on ...

Kevin Rudd boosts care for autistic kids
Melbourne Herald Sun – Steve Lewis – October 3, 2007

A RUDD Labor government would set up a network of specialised childcare centres for children with autism. In his latest pitch to families, Kevin Rudd will...

Carers dismiss uncaped crusaders
Courier Mail – Ursula Heger – October 3, 2007

Queensland childcare professionals have laughed off suggestions that they should ban superhero costumes from being worn by children at childcare centres...

Teachers part of $6.6 million plan to combat allergies
The West Australian – Philippa Perry - October 2, 2007

Teachers and childcare workers will be able to give adrenaline shots to the increasing number of West Australian children who suffer from potentially fatal...

Problems are child's play
Ferntree Gully, Belgrave Mail – Tania Martin - October 2, 2007

SHIRE OF Yarra Ranges councillor Samantha Dunn has welcomed a Labor Party election promise to address childcare shortages. The party's candidate for La Trobe...

Rethink on breastfeeding, allergy link
ABC Online – Barbara Miller - October 1, 2007

They may have a lower incidence of going to childcare early in life and being exposed to various infections in life. Those infections may challenge the...

Grab kids with milk and bread
Courier Mail - Melanie Christiansen - October 1, 2007

INNOVATIVE childcare centres are catering to time-poor parents with extra services, including organising children's haircuts and...

Kinders ban tiny crime fighters
Melbourne Herald Sun – Peter Rolfe - September 30, 2007

Swinburne Childcare spokeswoman Janelle Blaess said many centres banned the costumes because they distracted children. "They can find it difficult to...

Child-care laws horrific: US expert
Sydney Morning Herald – Adele Horin – September 27, 2007

A WORLD authority on child care says Australians will one day "look back in horror" at the conditions governments have allowed to prevail in many of the...

Brown focuses on health, education
The Australian – Philippe Naughton – September 26, 2007

As part of a revolution in childcare, women would get nine months' paid maternity leave from this year and the longer-term target was to give them a full 12...

Generations declare war on home and work fronts
Sydney Morning Herald - Maxine Frith - September 23, 2007

"Parents increasingly rely on their parents for child care. There are also people looking after elderly parents." While the baby boomer generation may have...

Hotline failing parents
Adelaidenow – Joanna Vaughan – September 22, 2007

THE childcare industry has criticised the Federal Government's hotline for vacancies, saying it is not specific enough and is failing parents...

NSW has most expensive childcare costs in Australia
Daily Telegraph – Clare Masters – September 21, 2007

FAMILIES in NSW pay more for childcare than any other state with the cost far outweighing government childcare subsidies...