CELA and CCC multi employer bargaining

June 2023

Under new federal industrial relation laws taking effect today, peak bodies Community Child Care Association (CCC) and Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) will represent community-run and small providers in the first national application for multi-employer bargaining in the early education and care sector. 

CELA and CCC respond to Federal Government Budget

May 2023

CELA and CCC have responded in a joint media statement to welcome the Government's investment of over $9 billion to deliver a stronger, more accessible education and care sector.

Extension to activity test a welcome start – but more needed to address child vulnerability

22 September 2020

Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) CEO Michele Carnegie has welcomed Minister Tehan’s announcement that the activity test will be relaxed for children attending early childhood education until 4 April 2021.

Urgent need for Early Childhood Education support for VIC community providers

5 August 2020

Early childhood education centres across Melbourne are operating in the dark at present, as they await further advice from the Government on which children will be permitted to attend early childhood education as part of the Stage 4 lockdown.

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