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  • 31 August 2019

    Wheels on the Bus Tour- August

    On the ACA NSW Wheels on the Bus Tour, you will be able to explore childcare services and ask questions of the staff who work there on a day-to-day basis.

    Perhaps you can explore ways in which you can draw further inspiration from the services Exceeding or Excellent rating!

  • 02 September 2019

    Network Meeting - Parramatta 02/09/2019

    What would be discussed at Network Meetings:

    The key benefits that will be presented are:

    1. Debt recovery
    2. Cheaper workers compensation insurance
    3. Better certificate III and diploma training offers
    4. Quickies: 
        i. Help with NSW's service provider approval process
        ii. Secrets of what to do during & after A&R visits
        iii.Maximising & Managing Staff Performance
        iv. Creating the best QIP for the "new" NQF

    The main issues that will be discussed are:

    1. Update on CCS, ACCS, Centrelink and parent's entitlements;
    2. 2019 Review of the National Quality Framework;
    3. Preschool Funding for 3- and 4- year olds;
    4. Automatic offer of permanent employment to casuals after 12 months;
    5. NSW and Federal elections' promises
    6. Update on the Modern Award review

    Subject to time, other topics that will also be covered: 

    1. Changes to the Payroll tax.
    2. NSW's future workforce strategy for educators/teachers
    3. Unions' application to the FWC to increase wages by 59%

  • 04 September 2019

    Quickies:Managing Staff Performance... Legally by Belinda Kenneally

    • Are you a service provider that feels like you are time poor?
    • Are there business decisions that you feel you do not have the latest information to make an informed decision?
    • Is finding relevant information/training either too expensive, not at convenient times, or both?

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Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) NSW is the peak body for privately owned early childhood education and care services in NSW. We provide advocacy, policy and regulatory support and advice; member services; and professional development for our members across the state.

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