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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.
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On April 5, CCC, CELA and ELAA came together to host an education and care pre-election forum where we shared our 6 Point Plan for the future of the sector.
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Last night’s federal budget provided little new support to the education and care sector.
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Every child in Australia will receive two days of early education and care each week if peak bodies in the sector have their plan adopted at the approaching Federal Election.