Our Centre featured in a recent Rattler Publication,

‘Rattler is the quarterly publication of Community Child Care and contains high-quality essays and articles about a wide range of social, economic, educational and political issues that affect the childcare industry, from both industry and human interest perspectives. The magazine publishes a range of opinions and offers a forum to stimulate professional development and discussion.’

(Extract taken from Community Childcare Cooperative web page).

Our Centre’s story is titled, ‘In It Together’, written by Ingrid Maack. We are very proud to be featured in this article!

Click on the link below to view our Rattler Article.

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The following are helpful links for families and educators to find additional information on aspects of Early Childhood Education and Care:-

* Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority, this link contains information on the National Quality Framework for all children’s services, including the National Law and Regulations, The Early Years Learning Framework for children’s learning and other useful information for parents and carers.

http://www.acecqa.gov.au/

* Community Childcare Co-Operative, a not-for-profit organisation established in 1978 to promote, support and advocate for early childhood education and care services.

http://ccccnsw.org.au/

*Department of Education and Communities, the department regulates the operation of early childhood education and care services for children from birth to school. There are lots of useful information on topics such as types of services, finding a service for your child, financial support and information on regulations.

http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au/what-we-offer/regulation-and-accreditation/early-childhood-education-care

*Healthy Kids, Munch and Move, is a NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth – 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time. There is lots of great information for parents and carers on these topics!

http://www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au/campaigns-programs/about-munch-move.aspx

*Kidsafe, on this website you will find information about current news and events, information sheets, resources and program information to help keep children safe. Child safety is an important issue and contains safety information on keeping children safe in the home and community, playground safety, road safety, water safety and has links to the Grow me Safely website too!

http://www.kidsafensw.org/

*Family Assistance Website, this website contains information on payments and support services available to families including the Child Care Benefit, the Child Care Rebate and more!

http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/information/family-assistance-website

*Immunise Australia Program, this website aims to increase national immunisation rates by providing and communicating information about immunisation!

http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/

*Early Childhood Australia, is the peak early childhood advocacy organisation, acting in the interests of young children, their families and those in the early childhood field, you can find the Early Childhood Code of Ethics on this website!

http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/

*Keep Them Safe, useful information regarding child protection, reporting children at risk, the mandatory reporter guide and helpful factsheets for the general public and early childhood professionals.

http://www.keepthemsafe.nsw.gov.au/