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  • Bushfire preparedness and the National Law

    The National Law requires early childhood education services to ensure that every reasonable precaution is taken to protect children from any harm or hazard likely to cause injury, including bush fires.

  • Community Grants

    Applications for Community Grants will open in February 2018. Further information, including full program guidelines, will be provided prior to Grant applications opening.

  • Start Strong Pathways

    The Minister for Early Childhood Education Sarah Mitchell has announced $2 million in funding for Start Strong Pathways.

  • Measles outbreak in western Sydney

    NSW Health has advised the department of a measles outbreak in south western and western Sydney, with at least nine people having acquired the disease in the region during March 2017, including infants and children.

  • Fostering Effective Early Learning: Literature Review

    Available evidence, both locally and internationally, shows that access to quality early childhood education is consistently a major factor influencing developmental, learning and social abilities. The quality of  interactions with educators, including their sensitivity, responsiveness and relationships with the children all have a significant impact.

  • Urgent recall - EpiPens

    The Department of Education has been informed of an urgent recall of EpiPens, which are used for the treatment of allergic emergencies (anaphylaxis).

  • NSW 2017/18 Budget: Start Strong Funding extended

    To ensure affordability is not a barrier for families with young children, the NSW Government has allocated an additional $217 million in funding over four years to 2021 to support universal access to early childhood education.


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