ABC extends trading freeze, sale talks
NEWS.com.au - Liam Walsh and James McCullough - March 05, 2008

ABC Learning yesterday prolonged a trading freeze on the stock exchange as reports surfaced Eddy Groves and his wife had split...

ABC woes unnerve corporate child care
The Age - Vanessa Burrow – March 5, 2008

Child care was an emotive issue and companies wanted to know their centre was safe, and that employees' children would still receive care…

ABC tries to sell US assets
The Australian - Glenda Korporaal and David Nason - March 05, 2008

The two most likely bidders are US childcare giant Knowledge Universe Corp, which is backed by former junk bond king Mike Milken, and Bright Horizon Family...

Plenty of achievements amid sins
The Australian - Peter Switzer - March 4, 2008

In 1988, he kicked off into the childcare business with his first ABC Learning Centres operation. The decision was classic entrepreneurial vision...

Lesson in playground etiquette
Courier Mail - Barrie Elvish CEO C&K - March 4, 2008

As ABC has close to 50 per cent of the childcare market in Queensland, the turmoil the company is experiencing has significant ramifications beyond the...

ABC's US centres in the lurch as talks go on
The Age - Vanessa Burrow - March 4, 2008

THE future of ABC Learning Centres' child-care centres in the US is in limbo, as the company continues talks with an as-yet-unidentified interested party...

Childcare king seeks US buyer
The Australian - Adele Ferguson - March 3, 2008

Mr Groves, who built his ABC Learning childcare empire from just 25 centres seven years ago to more than 2300 today, arrived at Los Angeles airport on...

Former Howard minister shares in the pain
The Age - Jason Koutsoukis - March 2, 2008

THE crisis affecting ABC Learning Centres has spread to John Howard's former minister for children, Larry Anthony...

Rudd office vague on sector's regulation
The Age - Misha Schubert - March 1, 2008

IF HE was looking to buy political insurance, embattled child care magnate Eddy Groves may have run out of luck last November. A fellow traveller with the...

ABC childcare shareholders may sue
NEWS.com.au - March 1, 2008

And the shareholder advocates' group believes the case against the besieged childcare operator is strong. But despite the worrying state of its financial...

Childcare magnate's fight for survival
Courier Mail - Liam Walsh - March 1, 2008

The man who built ABC Learning Centres into a multinational childcare network out of a milk run this week saw the stock price of his company crash...

Child care: not as easy as ABC
Brisbane Times – Deborah Brennan – February 29, 2008

The drama surrounding child-care group ABC Learning suggests it is time to rethink aspects of Australia's approach to the provision of early childhood...

Manual for `gentle parenting'
Courier Mail - Jane Barry - February 29, 2008

Some years ago she gravitated to writing and has published four books on baby and child care. Her most recent, Toddler Tactics, was produced as her first...

ABC Learning: 'We kept market aware'
Melbourne Herald Sun - Liam Walsh and Josh Robertson - February 29, 2008

EMBATTLED childcare giant ABC Learning Centres has argued it kept the market aware profits would be vastly different...

The road to corporate learning begins in child care
The Age - February 29, 2008

THE effects of the ABC Learning debacle, which continue to reverberate as the week goes on, raise many questions about financial and corporate propriety...