November 11, 2020

UNION WELCOMES VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT IN KINDER SERVICES

UNION WELCOMES VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT IN KINDER SERVICES Yesterday Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the State Government would fully fund Victorian kinder services in sessional and […]
October 8, 2020

LABOR CALLS FOR GREATER ACCESS TO EARLY EDUCATION AND REVIEW OF EDUCATOR WAGES

LABOR CALLS FOR GREATER ACCESS TO EARLY EDUCATION AND REVIEW OF EDUCATOR WAGES Today Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese announced Labor’s budget reply, shining a light on […]
September 2, 2020

EDUCATORS PETITION DAN TEHAN FOR A WAGE GUARANTEE ON EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS’ DAY

MEDIA RELEASE Educators petition Dan Tehan for a wage guarantee on Early Childhood Educators’ Day Today Australia celebrates frontline workers in early education on Early Childhood […]
August 31, 2020

UNITED WORKERS UNION WELCOMES LAUNCH OF EARLY CHILDHOOD STRATEGY FOR THE ACT

MEDIA RELEASE United Workers Union welcomes launch of Early Childhood Strategy for the ACT The United Workers Union welcomes today’s launch of the ACT Government’s “Set […]
August 5, 2020

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT HAS NO GUARANTEES FOR EDUCATORS

MEDIA RELEASE Federal Government announcement has no guarantees for educators Empty promises of an employment guarantee to educators did nothing to reassure early educators that they […]
August 3, 2020

EARLY EDUCATORS PETITION GOVERNMENT FOR JOBKEEPER DURING LOCKDOWN IN VICTORIA

MEDIA RELEASE Early Educators petition Government for JobKeeper during lockdown in Victoria Thousands of educators across the country are calling on the Federal and State Government […]
August 2, 2020

MELBOURNE EDUCATORS COULD BE ABANDONED WITHOUT PAY

MEDIA RELEASE Melbourne Educators could be abandoned without pay Today Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that as of Thursday, early childhood services in Melbourne will […]
June 9, 2020

EDUCATORS BETRAYED BY JOBKEEPER WITHDRAWAL

MEDIA RELEASE Early childhood educators have been betrayed by the sudden withdrawal of JobKeeper and the insecurity that brings. Thousands of educator jobs are at risk, […]
June 2, 2020

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR SURVEY: TWO-THIRDS SAY FAMILIES AND EDUCATORS AT INCREASED RISK OF CORONAVIRUS DUE TO LIFTING ATTENDANCE

MEDIA RELEASE   A national survey* of early childhood educators has revealed widespread increased safety risks and dropping standards of care and education as the number of […]
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