2019 Network Meetings

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) NSW conducts almost fortnightly Network Meetings across Greater Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong where service provider members and non-members and their fellow owners and business decision-making directors can come together and discuss sector issues that impact on their childcare services, building collegial local communities of like-minded service providers.

 

Depending on demand, ACA NSW can conduct more Network Meetings in other cities, suburbs and towns or on-line.

What would be discussed at Network Meetings:

The key benefits that will be presented are:

  1. Job ready Certificate III and Diploma graduates
  2. Cheaper and now the most popular workers compensation insurance policies
  3. Electricity cost savings of between $481 to $16,700 per year
  4. Wheels on the Bus Tours of Exceeding Centres
  5. Quickies training: 

    i. Help with NSW's service provider approval process
    ii. Secrets of the ‘new’ A&Rs
    iii. Creating the best QIP for the ‘new’ NQF
    iv.  Maximising & Managing Staff Performance … LEGALLY

6. Debt Recovery/Collection solutions
7. “Free” contributions to staff and service providers’ superannuation balances
8. Free tool to ensure IR compliance for staff

The main issues that will be discussed are:

  1. Update on CCS, ACCS, Centrelink and parent's entitlements issues
  2. Childcare Oversupply / Where are the new childcare services opening in your neighbourhood
  3. 2019 Review of the National Quality Framework
  4. Future of Preschool Funding for 3-and-4-year-olds
  5. OSHC opportunities for 2020
  6. Expiry of Regulation 242 on 1 January 2020
  7. Clarification of automatic “offer” of permanent employment to casuals
  8. Post NSW and Federal elections
  9. Update on the Modern Award review
  10. NSW Payroll Tax update
  11. Labour shortages
  12. Unions’ applications to increase staff wages by up to 59% and 74%

There may also be limited presentations by ACA NSW’s sponsors.

Who will normally be presenting:

  • Lyn Connolly, President, Australian Childcare Alliance NSW
  • Chiang Lim, CEO, Australian Childcare Alliance NSW

Ticket Prices (not for webinars)

  • ACA NSW Members: $10 inc GST per person (with fee refunded after attendance)
  • Non-Members: $25 inc GST per person

Ticket Prices (for webinars):

  • ACA NSW Members: Free of charge
  • Non-Members: $25 inc GST per access

Scheduled Network Meetings:

Monday 4 February
6:30-8:30pm
PARRAMATTA COMPLETED
Monday 18 February
6:30-8:30pm
NEWCASTLE COMPLETED
Monday 4 March
6:30-8:30pm
CHATSWOOD COMPLETED
Monday 11 March
6:30-8:30pm
WEBINAR Asset 1
Monday 18 March
6:30-8:30pm
CENTRAL COAST COMPLETED
Monday 1 April
6:30-8:30pm
BLACKTOWN Asset 1
Monday 15 April
6:30-8:30pm
COFFS HARBOUR COMPLETED
Monday 29 April
6:30-8:30pm
SUTHERLAND COMPLETED
Monday 6 May
6:30-8:30pm
WOLLONGONG COMPLETED
Monday 13 May
6:30-8:30pm
WEBINAR Asset 1
Monday 20 May
6:30-8:30pm
PARRAMATTA COMPLETED
Monday 3 June
6:30-8:30pm
NEWCASTLE COMPLETED
Tuesday 11 June
6:30-8:30pm
WEBINAR COMPLETED
Monday 17 June
6:30-8:30pm
LOWER NORTH SHORE COMPLETED
Monday 1 July
6:30-8:30pm
CENTRAL COAST COMPLETED

Monday 8 July
10am-11am


WEBINAR

COMPLETED
Monday 15 July
6:30-8:30pm
COFFS HARBOUR COMPLETED
Monday 29 July
6:30-8:30pm
BLACKTOWN COMPLETED
Monday 5 August
6:30-8:30pm
SUTHERLAND COMPLETED
Monday 12 August
6:30-8:30pm
WEBINAR COMPLETED
Monday 2 September
6:30-8:30pm
PARRAMATTA COMPLETED
Monday 9 September
2pm-3pm

WEBINAR
COMPLETED
Monday 16 September
6:30-8:30pm
NEWCASTLE BOOK NOW
Monday 30 September
6:30-8:30pm
LOWER NORTH SHORE BOOK NOW
Monday 14 October
6:30-8:30pm
WEBINAR BOOK NOW
Monday 21 October
6:30-8:30pm
BLACKTOWN BOOK NOW
Monday 11 November
10am-11am
WEBINAR BOOK NOW



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