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CELA’s 2021-22 budget review – what you need to know and what still needs to be addressed

The Commonwealth Government Budget was brought down on 11 May. It contains a range of announcements that will impact the early childhood education and care system. Here’s a brief summary of what of what you need to know, how it may impact you, and what still needs to be urgently addressed. Following measures announced in […]

The National Quality Framework – our vision for continuous quality improvement

By Megan O’Connell, CELA Research and Policy Manager The National Quality Framework is a foundation document for our early childhood education and care system. The review of the NQF provides an opportunity to articulate a new quality threshold around our vision for the sector over the next ten years. CELA’s submission to the National Quality […]

Commonwealth Budget – CELA’s expectations for ECEC

On Tuesday 11 May the Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will deliver the Commonwealth Budget. The Budget is the annual policy statement of the government. It provides details to parliament on how Australia is faring economically, outlines new policy priorities and their resourcing, and details resourcing for departments, agencies and programs. This year’s budget will be […]

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