June 16, 2022
Big Steps Media Release

EARLY LEARNING FUNDING A WIN FOR WORKERS AND FAMILIES

EARLY LEARNING FUNDING A WIN FOR WORKERS AND FAMILIES United Workers Union members in early education welcome today’s announcement by the Victorian Government to invest in […]
May 25, 2022
Big Steps Media Release

EARLY LEARNING REFORM CANNOT STOP AT SUBSIDY

EARLY LEARNING REFORM CANNOT STOP AT SUBSIDY United Workers Union members in early education welcome the election of the Albanese Labor Government, which recognised the importance […]
April 11, 2022
Big Steps Media Release

INCREASING EARLY LEARNING FUNDING WOULD PAY FOR ITSELF, REPORT FINDS

INCREASING EARLY LEARNING FUNDING WOULD PAY FOR ITSELF, REPORT FINDS The report The Economic Benefits of High-Quality Universal Early Child Education released today by the Centre […]
March 20, 2022
Big Steps Media Release

CHILDREN GOING HUNGRY: REPORT SHOWS URGENT ACTION NEEDED IN EARLY EDUCATION ON FOOD BUDGETS

CHILDREN GOING HUNGRY: REPORT SHOWS URGENT ACTION NEEDED IN EARLY EDUCATION ON FOOD BUDGETS Today the United Workers Union (UWU) has released a report showing children […]
January 12, 2022
Big Steps Media Release

WORKFORCE SHORTAGES, CENTRE CLOSURES, COVID EXPOSURES: NATIONAL ACTION NEEDED ON EARLY EDUCATION

WORKFORCE SHORTAGES, CENTRE CLOSURES, COVID EXPOSURES: NATIONAL ACTION NEEDED ON EARLY EDUCATION Today the United Workers Union and the Australian Education Union jointly called on the […]
November 29, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

STOP PROFITING OFF OUR CHILDREN

MEDIA ALERT: STOP PROFITING OFF OUR CHILDREN WHEN: 10am Monday, 29 November 2021 WHERE: Front lawns of Parliament House, Canberra WHAT: UWU is releasing a shocking […]
October 6, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

UNSAFE AND NON-COMPLIANT: PROFITS ABOVE SAFETY IN EARLY LEARNING

UNSAFE AND NON-COMPLIANT: PROFITS ABOVE SAFETY IN EARLY LEARNING Today the United Workers Union (UWU) has released a report outlining the failure of for-profit childcare providers […]
August 23, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

GOVERNMENT FUNDING MUST ADDRESS JOBKEEPER-STYLE LOOPHOLES

GOVERNMENT FUNDING MUST ADDRESS JOBKEEPER-STYLE LOOPHOLES The United Workers Union (UWU) welcomes today’s announcement of additional funding for the early education sector, but the Federal Government […]
August 10, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

BREAKING: REPORT SHOWS EARLY EDUCATION WORKFORCE IN CRISIS

BREAKING: REPORT SHOWS EARLY EDUCATION WORKFORCE IN CRISIS Today the United Workers Union (UWU) has released a ground-breaking report showing the early education is on the […]
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