The story so far… In March this year, the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wrote to all state and territory governments asking them to exclude children from any early childhood service or preschool unless they were immunised against preventable diseases or had a valid medical exemption. The intention was to close the ‘loophole’ present in many […]
NSW is set to abolish conscientious objection to vaccination. We will update this story as new information arises from Parliament, NSW Health and Department of Education.
Start Strong team, L-R: Cinzia Immuni, Lauren Kiellor, Carla Yeates, Tracey Muccillo, Kathy Lawton, Caroline McCarthy, Amanda Archer. Community Early Learning Australia is a major service provider in the Start Strong Sector Support Program in NSW. Our amazing team of support officers work daily with Start Strong funded services, and they are living proof that the […]
We’ve received advice from the NSW Department of Education today about a new round of consultation meetings in NSW and we strongly urge you to register for one of these sessions. The topics below are important for all of us, no matter where you are located or what type of service you are in. CCCC […]
The new NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian MP, reshuffled her cabinet on the weekend and announced a new Minister for Early Childhood Education, Sarah Mitchell MLC. Mitchell is only the second person to hold an Early Childhood Education portfolio in NSW, taking over from Leslie Williams MP, who is now Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health. […]