Swiss women are calling time on inequality with major strikes across the country - Women's Agenda
Hundreds of women in Switzerland took to the streets late last week in protest of gross gender inequality-- the first demonstration in 28 years.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:13:00 GMTRead More >>
Letters: Is nuclear the answer to our energy needs? - Courier Mail
Letters: Is nuclear the answer to our energy needs? Courier Mail
COLUMNIST Andrew Bolt (CM, Jun 17) has rightly drawn attention to the bogey man of the energy debate – nuclear power. It is true that modern fission nuclear ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Government could 'abandon' plans for stricter citizenship tests - SBS
The Australian Government may not be pursuing changes to the Australian citizenship law - that would make permanent residents wait longer and require ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:17:56 GMTRead More >>
Teachers are more depressed and anxious than the average Australian - EducationHQ Australia
Teachers are more depressed and anxious than the average Australian EducationHQ Australia
More than half of Australian teachers suffer from anxiety and nearly one-fifth are depressed, says a new study on the well-being of teachers which is yet to be ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:44:33 GMTRead More >>
NZ third worst among wealthy countries for mums' paid parental leave - Stuff.co.nz
Kiwi mums - and Unicef - call for increase to paid parental leave after report shows NZ lagging far behind other wealthy countries.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:12:00 GMTRead More >>
Stay home if you're sick says minister, as flu cases soar and 31 die - The Age
Thirty-one Victorians have died from flu in 2019, as the number of confirmed cases soars to nine times more than the same time last year. More than 18,600 ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 02:49:00 GMTRead More >>
Workforce ECEC educators set to benefit from Skilling South Australia projects 45 early childhood education and - The Sector
45 early childhood education and care (ECEC) educators in South Australia will benefit from funded training to further develop their skills, and meet the ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:51:59 GMTRead More >>
Childcare Software market Analysis by Trends | Types | Applications | manufactures | Regions | market size and Forecast up to 2023 - The Norman Gazette
Report Name: 2018-2023 Global Childcare Software Market Report (Status and Outlook). The Worldwide Childcare Software Market is a recently published ...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:34:02 GMTRead More >>
Controversial reforms stalled until politicians win back our trust - The Age
After an election built on scare campaigns and lies, and increasingly disillusioned voters, neither side will be game to propose or implement controversial ...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Bain Capital's Retail Zoo front funds for IPO Boost - The Australian Financial Review
Bain Capital's Retail Zoo front funds for IPO Boost The Australian Financial Review
A Betty's Classic washed down with an All Berry Bang, anyone? That's the callout from Citi, Goldman Sachs and UBS's equities desks, who are booking fund ...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:33:00 GMTRead More >>
Estonia: From AI judges to robot bartenders, is the post-Soviet state the dark horse of digital tech? - ABC News
From robot bartenders, AI judges and delivery bots to tech giants like Skype and TransferWise — in less than 30 years Estonia has made the transformation from ...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:55:28 GMTRead More >>
Work-family conflict on the rise for fathers - Sydney Morning Herald
Work-family conflict on the rise for fathers Sydney Morning Herald
Australian fathers are facing a tough question: can men really have it all? New research suggests work-family conflict is a growing problem for men, as cultural ...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Wests Tigers CEO NRL ban over, NRL’s awful grand final call - Daily Telegraph
Wests Tigers CEO NRL ban over, NRL’s awful grand final call Daily Telegraph
DAVE Warner has returned from his 12-month suspension a much better person for the tough experience. It was a lovely gesture to give away his ...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare costs more than the fees for exclusive private schools, with some spending $50,000 a year - Daily Mail
Parents are forking out more for daycare than the cost of the country's most exclusive private schools, with some childcare centres now charging over $200 a ...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:31:42 GMTRead More >>
Vulnerable parents embrace program teaching them to raise healthy children - ABC Local
A unique course on the south coast of NSW is teaching the dual skills of parenting and cooking to vulnerable members of the community.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 20:57:00 GMTRead More >>
UK among least family-friendly countries in OECD, survey finds - The Guardian
The UK is among the least family-friendly of the world's richest countries, according to a Unicef assessment of policies on child care and parental leave.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:01:00 GMTRead More >>
Unions divided on Setka comments about Rosie Batty - The Age
ACTU national secretary Sally McManus has condemned construction union boss John Setka's comments about Rosie Batty as incompatible with the union ...
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare centre chickens stolen and set on fire - ABC News
ACT police are investigating after three chickens are stolen from a south Canberra childcare centre and set on fire.
Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Think Childcare confirms receivers appointed at main incubator partner - The Sector
Think Childcare has confirmed in a statement released to the Australian Stock Exchange that receivers have been appointed to the company's main incubator ...
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Preschool benefits all children, but not all children get it - SBS
Australia is far from having an early childhood sector that delivers what children and families need. The government can look to these three areas to ensure ...
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
200 fake Australian childcare centres shut down - Mirage News
200 fake Australian childcare centres shut down Mirage News
Almost 200 Australian daycare centres - some linked to funding for overseas terrorism, bikie gangs and fraud - have been shut down. Conservative Party...
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 03:59:00 GMTRead More >>
Preschool benefits all children, but not all children get it. Here's what the government can do about that - The Conversation AU
Leading up to the election, Labor campaigned on an ambitious suite of early childhood policies, including 15 hours of funded preschool for every Australian ...
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Fake childcare centres defraud the Australian taxpayer of millions of dollars - Daily Telegraph
What do a family daycare centre, a bikies den, and an Islamic State lair have in common It sounds like the set-up to a bad joke, but the sad answer is: all too ...
Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Former top cop calls on childcare centre to 'stand down' employee accused of punching cop - 9news.com.au
A Current Affair has revealed the Kids Paradise Childcare Centre in Melbourne's Langwarrin is continuing to employ a woman accused of a sickening punch ...
Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Mothers explain how they navigated work and childcare, from the 1970s to today - The New Daily
Over the past few decades of Australian life, government policies have gradually offered more support to working mothers, particularly through childcare.
Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Two weeks of productivity lost by Fijian employers as childcare problems continue - The Sector
The lack of affordable, reliable, and quality childcare options for Fijian families is causing public and private employers to lose over 12 working days per ...
Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Think Childcare revenue on the rise - The Australian Financial Review
Think Childcare revenue on the rise The Australian Financial Review
Think Childcare's first quarter trading update reinforced that things are looking up.
Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Families face higher childcare and preschool costs after election - Daily Telegraph
Australian families face childcare fee hikes and uncertain funding for preschool.
Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
The stock market winners and losers from Australia election - MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Prime Minister Scott Morrison has secured a third term in office for his Liberal-National coalition with a surprise election vic.
Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
The Stock Market Winners and Losers From Australian Election - Bloomberg
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has secured a third term in office for his Liberal-National coalition with a surprise election victory, after Australian voters rejected ...
Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Labor's promise on childcare wages—another cynical deception - World Socialist Web Site
Labor's promise on childcare wages—another cynical deception World Socialist Web Site
Labor leader Bill Shorten's pledge is designed to prevent a rank-and-file struggle for a genuine improvement in wages and working conditions.
Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare: No relief for working families - The Socialist
Childcare: No relief for working families The Socialist
If there was anything in need of a total overhaul it would have to be Australia's childcare system. This industry, which plays a vital role in caring for and educating ...
Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Labor says childcare costs have gone up 28 per cent under the Coalition. Is that correct? - ABC News
RMIT ABC Fact Check takes a look at Labor's claim on rising childcare costs under the Coalition, and finds it to be in the ballpark.
Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Federal Election 2019: What are Labor, Liberal Party's childcare, parental leave and welfare policies? - The Age
The federal election has been billed as a referendum on the economy and climate change – and a showdown between Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten.
Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare workers' initial pay rise under Labor two years away - Sydney Morning Herald
Childcare workers' initial pay rise under Labor two years away Sydney Morning Herald
Childcare workers would not see the pay rises promised under Labor for at least two years, according to new figures that also put the final annual cost of the plan ...
Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Syndicate created day-care centres that didn't care for children: police - Sydney Morning Herald
Syndicate created day-care centres that didn't care for children: police Sydney Morning Herald
An allegedly illegitimate home day-care business in south-west Sydney created false time sheets and rostering, mock-up children's play areas and advertised ...
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare provider Red Roses Family Day Care allegedly filed claims for children who never existed - ABC News
A childcare provider allegedly filed claims for non-existent children and bought the identities of parents as a way to defraud millions of dollars from the Federal ...
Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
What do parents, educators and childcare owners think of Labor's childcare policy? - The Guardian
Labor has promised $4bn for cheaper childcare and to boost educators' pay by 20%. We've asked those affected what they thought.
Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare policy debate shines light on gender pay gap - The Age
The market that relies on the unpaid labour of women at home is completely unwilling to recognise the value of women's work.
Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Federal election 2019: Problem with Labor’s $4 billion child care plan - NEWS.com.au
Day care centres around Australia were unable to pass on rebates to parents or even pay their staff last week because a computer glitch meant Centrelink failed ...
Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Former Coalition education minister backs Labor's childcare wage rise plan - Sydney Morning Herald
Former Coalition education minister backs Labor's childcare wage rise plan Sydney Morning Herald
A former Coalition education minister has applauded Labor's $10 billion plan to boost wages for childcare workers, saying the investment is "well overdue" and ...
Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Labor's childcare wages plan to cost at least $1.6 billion a year - Sydney Morning Herald
Labor's childcare wages plan to cost at least $1.6 billion a year Sydney Morning Herald
The Coalition is preparing to mount a *fresh* attack over the "highly irregular" policy.
Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Australian childcare provider G8 Education accused of ripping off parents with fee increases - The West Australian
The nation's second-biggest childcare provider has been accused of trying to rip off parents by issuing “curious” fee increases a day after Bill Shorten ...
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Campaign catchup 2019: Labor details $4bn childcare boost as debate looms - The Guardian
Day 19: Coalition attacks Shorten over cost of policy as Clive Palmer refuses to answer questions on preferences. Sarah Martin. Mon 29 Apr 2019 04.16 EDT ...
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Labor's childcare plan: parents, children, and educators stand to benefit, but questions remain - The Conversation AU
Labor's proposed A$4 billion reform to the childcare subsidy on Sunday confirms that early childhood is a key policy issue this election. This is on top of Labor's ...
Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Election 2019: Labor pledges to give childcare workers a payraise - The New Daily
Bill Shorten will pledge to bring down the soaring cost of daycare for parents on Sunday but will mandate that childcare workers are guaranteed a pay rise Bill ...
Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Free childcare for 80 per cent of families in Greens pre election promise - The Sector
In an ambitious pre election policy initiative announcement the Australian Green Party has committed to introducing sweeping changes in relation to how much ...
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
These countries have the most expensive childcare - World Economic Forum
These countries have the most expensive childcare World Economic Forum
The availability of affordable childcare varies considerably depending on where you live.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Australia identified as one of the world's most expensive places for childcare - The Sector
Australia has been named in a list of the top five countries with the most expensive childcare, at the same time that local newspapers have highlighted that ...
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Study finds Australia has some of the most expensive childcare in the world - Kidspot
Yay! We made it onto a top five list, but not for a very good reason.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
'Really worried': big drop in vulnerable families using childcare - Sydney Morning Herald
'Really worried': big drop in vulnerable families using childcare Sydney Morning Herald
Childcare workers are worried about a huge drop in the number of vulnerable families claiming subsidies for the cost of care, fearing red tape and tougher ...
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Sydney council considers 24-hour childcare for shift-worker parents - The Age
A Sydney council will consider opening an around-the-clock childcare centre to cater for shift-working parents and the area's growing population.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Child Care Subsidy impact on sector revealed in latest DET report - The Sector
The Federal Department of Education and Training (DET) have released their first issue of the Child Care in Australia information report which draws on data ...
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Consider women juggling research/childcare - Science Daily
Consider women juggling research/childcare Science Daily
Offering financial aid to cover childcare costs for female academics attending conferences is one of the suggestions offered by researchers who surveyed ...
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Plea for new NSW Government to fix “chronic childcare supply issues”: ACA NSW - The Sector
The New South Wales Government needs to intervene to fix “chronic” oversupply issues relating to the state's early childhood education and care (ECEC) ...
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Community Child Care Fund grant open to support vulnerable and disadvantaged families - The Sector
The Australian Government is inviting applications from eligible early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in an open competitive process to apply to ...
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Call for action as Perth childcare costs rise fastest in country - The West Australian
Call for action as Perth childcare costs rise fastest in country The West Australian
There are calls for an overhaul of Australia's childcare system, which business leaders say is becoming increasingly unaffordable and preventing some mothers ...
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Universal childcare? Exactly the kind of bold idea we need - Women's Agenda
Universal childcare? Exactly the kind of bold idea we need Women's Agenda
Senator Elizabeth Warren has proposed a bold solution: to make high-quality childcare affordable for everyone in America.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Long commute for childcare takes a toll on parents and providers in the regions - ABC News
In a working family it might be part of the daily routine to pick up and drop off the kids at childcare, but depending on where you live in regional Australia, the ...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
'We can't ignore impact of childhood costs on NSW families': Australian Childcare Alliance NSW calls for inquiry - Women's Agenda
The peak industry body for early childhood education and care in NSW is calling for an inquiry into the continually increasing cost of childcare.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Oversupply of childcare centres may be subsiding - The Sydney Morning Herald
Oversupply of childcare centres may be subsiding The Sydney Morning Herald
A national oversupply of childcare centres that dogged the industry last year may be subsiding.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare fees outpace cost of living - SBS News
A new Productivity Commission report finds the proportion of parents at home with children who aren't working because of childcare costs is rising.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Cost of childcare increasing faster than the cost of living - The Sector
The cost of childcare has risen faster than the overall cost of living in the December 2018 quarter, however the *service* is still more affordable than a year ago, ...
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Migrant grandparents to fill childcare gap, but at what cost? - UNSW Newsroom
The new visa allowing migrant parents to bring their own parents to Australia to provide childcare support has dangers for families, write Angela Kintominas and ...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Empty childcare centres fret over dramatic preschool expansion - The Australian Financial Review
Empty childcare centres fret over dramatic preschool expansion The Australian Financial Review
Labor's generous preschool policy could have the unintended effect of exacerbating the childcare place glut, the nation's largest non-profit childcare provider, ...
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Affordable Daycare and Working Moms: the Quebec Model - CityLab
With more than two decades behind it, the Quebec program that spawned an affordable child care model has some lessons for the rest of the world.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare overhaul leaves vulnerable families without access to support at home - The Guardian
Dozens of families have lost in-home care or are required to pay a gap fee for the first time.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Free childcare for asylum seeker families an Australian first - The Sydney Morning Herald
Free childcare for asylum seeker families an Australian first The Sydney Morning Herald
In an Australian first, Canterbury Bankstown Council will offer free childcare for children of asylum seekers.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Labor promises to ban childcare centre giveaways to parents - The Guardian
Opposition responds to reports centres were offering gifts or cash for enrolments.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Opinion: Childcare policy failing regional Australia - Newcastle Herald
Opinion: Childcare policy failing regional Australia Newcastle Herald
Governments in Australia are trying to regulate childcare into an expensive, complex and gilt-edged early education system ⎯ while ignoring the impact on fami.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
In-home childcare subsidy changes leaving vulnerable families out of pocket - ABC News
Some of Australia's most vulnerable families feel they have been abandoned by the Federal Government after changes to childcare payments left them with ...
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare around the world: How other countries do it better - The Irish Times
Childcare around the world: How other countries do it better The Irish Times
Readers overseas on €1 afterschool care in Belgium, to 50% subsidies in Australia.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Australian unions exploit childcare strike to promote Labor - World Socialist Web Site
Australian unions exploit childcare strike to promote Labor World Socialist Web Site
The United Voice trade union used a walkout by some childcare staff yesterday to promote the lie that the election of a federal Labor government will resolve the ...
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
A new project shows combining childcare and aged care has social and economic benefits - The Conversation AU
Intergenerational care gives children and older people the chance to interact, resulting in significant benefits for participants and the wider community.
Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Australia's "uneven and fragmented" childcare system: Out-of-pocket expenses up 48% in six years - SmartCompany.com.au
More of us are using formal childcare in order to participate in the workforce, but childcare is becoming even less affordable.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
South Sudanese refugees' childcare scam could fuel African community's 'vilification': judge - ABC News
Two refugees from South Sudan who rorted almost $1 million from the Commonwealth in a childcare scam have been jailed, with a judge saying the publicity ...
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare workers deserve better pay — this is what I do all day - ABC News
We're one of the lowest paid professionals and we deserve better. Take a look at my average day and judge for yourself, writes Tracey Bell.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
New childcare policy still leaves vulnerable families behind - The Conversation AU
New childcare policy still leaves vulnerable families behind The Conversation AU
Children's access to quality childcare is, more than ever, dependent on whether the government views their parents as deserving or not.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare subsidy changes start today — here's what you need to know - ABC News
If yours is one of the 50000 families yet to update the necessary details to receive the childcare subsidy, you might want to give this a read.
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>
Childcare fees: Winners and Losers from rebate changes - NEWS.com.au
WHILE many Australian families have been quick to applaud the changes to childcare because they'll be slightly better off, other are still confused or have ...
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMTRead More >>