Watching violent TV at pre-school age linked to aggression in young boys
Seattle Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center USA - November 5, 2007

A clear link was found between pre-school age boys who watched violent programs and their later development of anti-social and aggressive behaviors at ages 7 to 9. There was no such correlation found for girls.

Labor 'in front' on childcare - so far
NEWS.com.au – November 4, 2007

A SUMMIT of peak childcare bodies and academics has said Labor is leading the Coalition on child care on the basis of their pre-election policy...

Pre-schools breed bullies
NEWS.com.au - Ellen Connolly and Katherine Banks - November 4, 2007

PRE-SCHOOLS have become a breeding ground for bullies who are bolder than previous generations, researchers claim...

Commission pushes for paid maternity leave extension
ABC Online - November 2, 2007

Commission chairman Derek Volker says it would help ease the burden on the ACT's childcare services, which are already struggling to cope...

Australian conglomerate looks to snap up Alberta daycares
CBCNews Canada - November 2, 2007

Parents with children in daycare are worried about the world's largest for-profit daycare company's moves to take over child-care centres in Alberta...

Work flexibility 'profitable'
The Australian – Nicola Berkovic – November 2, 2007

Tax relief for childcare was also crucial, said Ms McLeod, who chairs the Victorian Bar's equal opportunity committee. "It's bizarre to me and nonsensical...

Most firms fail the women's needs test
The Australian - Nicola Berkovic – November 2, 2007

The firm is unique in having introduced emergency childcare into its flexible work policies. The firm has an agreement with a childcare provider so it can...

Handle with care
ABC TV’s Difference of Opinion - Jeff McMullen - November 1, 2007

With new figures showing the typical mother now returns to work when her child is one or younger, childcare is shaping up as a critical election decider…

Democrats announce child care funding plan
ABC Online – October 30, 2007

The Australian Democrats have launched a plan to overhaul child care funding, in an attempt to pressure major parties to commit to increasing funding to the...

Allergy lifesaver 'Alex's legacy'
The Age – Christian Catalano - October 30 2007

At a cost of around $1.3 million a year, staff from every school and child-care service in Victoria will be trained to protect children who go into ...

Early Learning Services to market
Courier Mail - Liam Walsh - October 29 2007

CHILDCARE veteran John Hutchison is going to the stockmarket with a new business, three years after a company bearing his family name started a...

North-West selected for autism centre
ABC Online – October 29 2007

"If we are elected we'll create a specialist childcare service for children with autism here in the North-West," Ms Macklin said. " We understand there are...

Long-term cost in election vote buy
The Age – Ross Gittins - October 29 2007

If this ill-considered subsidy makes it easier for child care centres to raise child care workers' paltry wages - or easier to attract better-qualified workers…

Balancing work and family
The Age - Julia Gillard - October 28 2007

Labor will help fix the problems with the cost, availability and quality of child care. We will invest $1.5 billion in the child-care tax rebate...

$192-a-week childcare crisis
Advertiser Adelaide - October 27 2007

FAMILIES in Adelaide's mortgage belt suburbs are paying up to $192 a week for childcare, a survey has found. Federal Labor, which conducted the probe in the...