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Guild extends Workers Compensation insurance offering

Guild Early Learning (GEL) is Workers Compensation specifically developed for childcare, preschool and kindergarten centres in NSW.

To learn more about GEL and how it can help protect your business and staff’s wellbeing, call 1800 810 213 or visit

By Eva, Aline and Michelle 4 Sep, 2023

National Child Protection Week: Where we start matters

This year National Child Protection Week will continue to champion the message “Every child in every community needs a fair go” while introducing the accompanying theme of “Where we start matters”.  

CELA child protection specialists Eva Bowers, Aline Majado and Michelle Urquhart explore the meaning of “Where we start matters” and give an overview of important things to remember as you play a vital role in keeping children safe. 

By Lisa Walker 1 Sep, 2023

The Voice: Diverse ECEC perspectives

Over the past few months, we've sought the perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people concerning The Voice referendum, which is now scheduled for 14 October. 

CELA's cultural consultant Lisa Walker posed four key questions to various First Nations early education sector professionals to help us gather diverse viewpoints. We believe it's important to share these views with fellow early educators as you form your stance on the referendum. Here are their insights, including narrative written by Lisa. 

CELA acknowledges all Traditional Custodians across Australia and recognises First Nations Peoples connection to their lands, skies and waterways. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. Together we work towards a better future for all children, families and communities. 

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