Fickle toddlers who care too much
Daily Telegraph – Zoe Taylor – January 10, 2008

I WAS expecting a few tears as we negotiated our way through a childcare crisis recently. But the manner in which the crocodile tears...

Nursery children arrive at school with bad attitude – and it rubs off
Times Online (UK) - Alexandra Frean - January 4, 2008

The negative effects on children’s behaviour of full-time nursery care also act upon their classmates when they start school, research suggests...

Appeal for childcare aid to help parents financially
Melbourne Herald Sun – Peter Jean with Daily Mail - January 4, 2008

The British Government's chief childcare researcher, Prof Jay Belsky, has called for parents to get tax breaks to care for their children at home on...

It's time MPs paid for the pram
NEWS.com.au - Sue Dunlevy - Dec 31, 2007

The remoteness of our pollies from the real world was exposed when they expressed horror that childcare could cost between $80 and $100 a day...

MPs fume over childcare costs
Melbourne Herald Sun - Peter Jean - Dec 31, 2007

A CHILDCARE centre may still be opened at Parliament House in Canberra despite complaints by politicians that the fees would be too expensive...

Pollies' childcare costs 'prohibitive'
The Australian - Siobhain Ryan - Dec 30, 2007

"Political and public servants in Parliament House or elsewhere will have to pay the same amount for childcare as everyone else in the community," he said...

Parliament house creche will go ahead
The Age - Dec 30, 2007

A child care centre in Parliament House will go ahead, but the federal government is still trying to work out the best option. There are reports the Labor...

MPs childcare costs too much
NEWS.com.au - Sharri Markson - Dec 29, 2007

FEDERAL MPs have now scrapped plans for a childcare centre in Parliament House, saying the $80-a-day cost is "astronomical" - despite many...

Childcare group director in $3m sell-off
Courier Mail - Liam Walsh - December 27, 2007

A KEY executive of childcare group ABC Learning Centres has offloaded almost $3 million in shares, going against a tide of director purchases...

Daycare failures to be named
Courier Mail - Steven Wardill - December 26, 2007

The Creche and Kindergarten Association and Child Care Queensland have previously backed public disclosure. However, Ms Bligh's position is in stark...

ABC group buys more Fun
Advertiser Adelaide - December 24, 2007

CHILDCARE group ABC Learning Centres has boosted a stake in troubled toy supplier Funtastic, which was subject to takeover talk earlier this year...

Retailer’s wife buys up properties
The West Australian - Vanda Carson - December 22, 2007

Mr Groves, who has built a fortune of about $237 million, plans to spend more time in the US where his child-care centres now make up the majority of the...

Preschools face education revamp
The Age - Jason Dowling - December 23, 2007

CHILD-CARE centres and kindergartens would have a greater emphasis on education under a State Government push for more structured learning for young...

Full steam to 2010 win
The Australian - Patricia Karvellas - December 22, 2007

The other crucial priority is deciding where to build 260 new childcare centres; the group chaired by Gillard will develop a plan immediately for the...

Study Says Foster Care Benefits Brains
The Associated Press - December 21, 2007

The younger that happens, "the less likely the child is to have major problems," he added. The research is credited with influencing child-care changes in...