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Getting ready for Three-Year-Old Kindergarten

Getting ready for Three-Year-Old Kindergarten

To help providers and services implement Three-Year-Old Kindergarten, DET h...
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Getting ready for the Information Sharing & Family Violence Reforms

Getting ready for the Information Sharing & Family Violence Reforms

Phase two of the Information Sharing and Family Violence Reforms will comme...
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COVIDSafe settings in ECEC services

COVIDSafe settings in ECEC services

Last Friday the Victorian Government announced updates to the COVIDSafe set...
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Victorian Government launches new logo - the Kinder Tick

Victorian Government launches new logo - the Kinder Tick

The Victorian Government has launched a new logo to help families recognise...
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Early childhood education and care COVID-19 update

Early childhood education and care COVID-19 update

The Victorian Government has provided the following information regarding t...
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Important Information: 2021 Free Kinder For Long Day Care Services

Important Information: 2021 Free Kinder For Long Day Care Services

The Victorian Government has provided the following information regarding 2...
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Mask wearing rules change as of today

Mask wearing rules change as of today

The Victorian Government has provided the following update for early learni...
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COVID-19 Update from the Victorian Government

COVID-19 Update from the Victorian Government

The Victorian Government has provided the following update for early learni...
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Child Care Subsidy Helpdesk holiday shutdown

Child Care Subsidy Helpdesk holiday shutdown

The Child Care Subsidy Helpdesk will close for the 2020—21 Christmas and Ne...
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Victoria moves to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions

Victoria moves to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions

ECEC services are now able to largely resume normal activities with a COVID...
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Victorian Government dedicates additional funding in response to early learning workforce shortages

Victorian Government dedicates additional funding in response to early learning workforce shortages

James Merlino Announces Retirement

James Merlino Announces Retirement

Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccine mandates lifted for Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC)

Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccine mandates lifted for Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC)

ACA Victoria welcomes latest  Victorian Government investment in early learning

ACA Victoria welcomes latest Victorian Government investment in early learning

Working together to prioritise families with young children - ACA National congratulates Prime Minister Albanese

Working together to prioritise families with young children - ACA National congratulates Prime Minister Albanese

Our Early Learning Leaders Summit reached new heights!

Our Early Learning Leaders Summit reached new heights!

Our members have reported that we served them well in 2021

Our members have reported that we served them well in 2021

ACA Victoria's Early Learning Leaders Summit offers a well-needed morale boost!

ACA Victoria's Early Learning Leaders Summit offers a well-needed morale boost!

Transitional funding (TF) – delivering Three-Year-Old Kindergarten with an upskiller who is completing their qualification in 2022

Transitional funding (TF) – delivering Three-Year-Old Kindergarten with an upskiller who is completing their qualification in 2022

Next steps in Victoria's Kindergarten Workforce Strategy

Next steps in Victoria's Kindergarten Workforce Strategy

COVID-19 vaccines now mandatory for early learning sector

COVID-19 vaccines now mandatory for early learning sector

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Gap fees can now be waived for families in COVID-19 hotspots

Gap fees can now be waived for families in COVID-19 hotspots

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

Changes to Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications

Changes to Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications

Exciting New Supports for Early Career Early Childhood Teachers

Exciting New Supports for Early Career Early Childhood Teachers

New COVID-19 restrictions for early learning services

New COVID-19 restrictions for early learning services

Latest Victorian Government Innovation Grants aim to improve retention of ECTs

Latest Victorian Government Innovation Grants aim to improve retention of ECTs

ACA Victoria applauds the Victorian Government’s  commitment to early learning

ACA Victoria applauds the Victorian Government’s commitment to early learning

Nominations now open for Victorian Early Years Awards 2021

Nominations now open for Victorian Early Years Awards 2021