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The Treasurer has confirmed that the Federal Budget will include a multi-million dollar provision towards wage increases for early childhood educators.
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This inquiry will shape the direction of the education and care sector for the next decade. As such, the vision for the next ten years needs to be clear, ensure that children’s needs are at…
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This submission outlines recommendations that can close the education gap and deliver the early education system that Australia deserves.
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CCC and CELA welcome the draft findings and recommendations of the ACCC September interim report as part of the 2023 Childcare Inquiry.
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Fair pay and conditions for early educators is one step closer, following today’s decision by the Fair Work Commission.
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Investing in a sustainable ECEC sector is an investment in our current and future prosperity as a nation.
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Under new federal IR laws, peak bodies CCC and CELA will represent community-run providers in the first national application for multi-employer bargaining in the early education and care sector.
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Recent years have exposed the fault lines in Australia’s education and care system. Now is the time for a bold reimagining of the education and care system.
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CCC and CELA welcome Labor’s federal budget 2023, announcing the investment of over $9 billion to deliver a stronger, more accessible education and care sector.
We support the Uluru statement from the heart, It's time for a First Nations Voice to parliament
Education and care peak body, Community Child Care Association (CCC) has committed to supporting a First Nations voice to parliament.
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The capacity for parents to work is highly dependent on access to education and care. Families need to be able to access quality education and care in their local communities.
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With Anthony Albanese sworn in this morning as Australia’s 31st prime minister, the Australian education and care sector looks forward to working alongside a new government.