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Campaign Resources

Big Steps submits to the Productivity Commission Inquiry!

7 February 2014

Well done to all of you who contributed your thoughts about how ECEC should change for the better to our Big Steps submission to the Productivity Inquiry. You can download and have a read here. 

We put forward three main ideas:

1)      Quality ECEC is a vital service that needs increased investment


Big Steppers ask big questions on ABC's Q & A

20 March 2014

On Monday the 17th of March 2014, Big Steppers appeared on the ABC’s Q&A programme to put their case for quality forward. Sydney based educator, Marian Rakosi asked Minister Sussan Ley to take a stand on professional wages. 

Campaign Updates

Submit to the Productivity Comission Inquiry

24 January 2014

This year is a big year for Big Steps, are you ready to take part in the biggest change our sector has seen?

As you know, the Productivity Commission is tasked with carrying out an in depth investigation into the early childhood education and care sector.


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We all face the same issues on a daily basis; getting and keeping qualified staff. Educators are leaving because they can earn more money swiping groceries at the shops. We can not afford to lose any more passionate, well-trained and experienced educators from our sector. - by Jodie Berkinshaw, Director.