Parents, childcare workers collide
Melbourne Herald Sun – Susie O'Brien – June 1, 2007

PARENTS and childcare workers are clashing over how to raise children, a new study has found. Discipline, toileting, the value of messy play and solid food...

Little helpers
Sydney Morning Herald – Annette Sampson – May 30, 2007

But unlike most other tax breaks, which you claim at the end of the financial year concerned, the rebate is claimed in arrears...

Modern Children Sleep Less
ABC AM – Timothy McDonald - May 29, 2007

A study from the University of South Australia says children today are going to bed half an hour later than they did 20 years ago...

Babies Show Bilingual Potential
ABC Health & Medical News - May 25, 2007

Babies can tell the difference between two languages by the expressions on the speakers' faces, at just four months old, a new study shows…...

Half childcare fees 'paid for you'
NEWS.com.au – Stephen Lunn – May 30, 2007

MOST families using childcare will have more than half their fees covered by the Howard Government as a result of the budget changes...

Half your childcare bills covered
Daily Telegraph – Sue Dunlevy – May 30, 2007

MORE than 50 per cent of parents' childcare bills will be paid by the Government from July when childcare subsidies increase,...

Child-care half paid in benefits: minister
Sydney Morning Herald – Stephanie Peatling - May 30, 2007

SOME parents have as much as 98 per cent of their child-care fees paid by Federal Government benefits and most families had more than half their fees...

Fast Eddy's bid appears easy as ABC
The Age – Stephen Bartholomeusz – May 30, 2007

EDDY Groves moves at a breakneck pace. In the six years that ABC Learning Centres has been listed, its enterprise value has grown from $25 million to more...

Learning curve for Groves
Sydney Morning Herald – Elizabeth Knight – May 30, 2007

Eddie Groves playing with children at the opening of the newest ABC centre in Werribee. LIKE any founding shareholder of a business, Eddy Groves knows that ...

ABC handed a $1bn lolly
The Age – Vanessa Burrow – May 30, 2007

ABC Learning Centres will speed up its US expansion with help from the Singapore Government, raising more than $1 billion to fund its plans...

Sweet on Bonus granny, an everyday treat
Brisbane Times – Megan Mason – May 29, 2007

Those of us who don't simply cannot imagine how much easier life must be with free, last-minute, all-you-can-eat child care. According to the Australian...

Woman who wants a war over the care of two-year-olds
Sydney Morning Herald - Heath Gilmore - May 27, 2007

THE debate over whether children under the age of two are adversely affected by attending child-care centres has at least one prominent Sydney council at...

Parents slam costly kinders
Melbourne Herald Sun - Carla Danaher - May 26, 2007

Melbourne councils are finalising childcare fees for next financial year, and some are proposing increases of up to 10 per cent...

Retirees want to work
Melbourne Herald Sun - Carla Danaher - May 25, 2007

Baby boomers also had a higher expectation of taking on responsibilities than previous generations, Ms Squirchuk said...

Talk abounds over ABC
Courier Mail - Liam Walsh - May 24, 2007

CHILDCARE giant ABC Learning Centres might be hinting at another transaction or trying to flag better times in the US following this week's 'Claytons'...