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News and information to keep you up to date.

Featuring recent news, events and showcasing articles relating to early child care services, programs, family support and other topical industry-related information.

Australia Day – a message from the CEO

Child Australia CEO, Tina Holtom recently posted to LinkedIn — Earlier today I was asked about our organisations position on […]

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Waterplay ideas

Waterplay is the perfect summer activity – it helps cool the children down, they dry off quickly and there is […]

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Being Sunsmart in your ELC

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world? You’re never too […]

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On the “Road to Excellence” NT Bus Tour

On Friday, 21 October excited educators from across Australia gathered to commence the Child Australia Road to Excellence NT Bus […]

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Little People, Big Dreams 2022 – an inspiring success!

The Little People, Big Dreams Conference brought delegates throughout Australia’s ECEC Sector to Darwin on Saturday, 22 October. The sold-out […]

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Supporting children with additional needs

“I don’t know how to support this child”, “Where do I go for information”, “How am I supposed to educate […]

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Risky Play

Do you shudder at the thoughts of “Risky play”. Do the words “stop” and “no” form part of your everyday […]

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Quality Improvement Planning: Creating a sustainable & meaningful QIP process

Does the idea of Quality Improvement Planning make you feel anxious or overwhelmed? Is the QIP a document that you […]

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It’s ‘Early Learning Matters’ Week!   

This year, the focus is on Learning through Play. Early Childhood Australia emphasised that, “High-quality, play-based education and care supports […]

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The role of mealtimes in promoting nutrition and the love of all things veggies

As adults, we are often reminded about the benefits of good nutrition and healthy eating habits, yet we often forget […]

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