#7 Family Day Care “rorting” / Budget Based Funded Services

Lisa, Leanne and Liam are back again to discuss:

  • The recent flurry of media on systemic “rorting” in the Family Day Care sector

  • The future of Budget Based Funded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services under planned Government policy.


The recent Senate Report on the Jobs for Families Package is here.
The Closing the Gap Clearinghouse, with a wealth of research, is here.
Liam has prepared a summary of the statistics he quoted regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. He thinks every early childhood professional should know them.

News of the Week

Effective child care policy begins with closing the loopholes (warning - contains the thoughts of Judith Sloan and is dangerous to your health)


Leanne: GEM Report: Gender Review 2016
Liam: UN human rights office calls on Australia to end offshore detention
Lisa: SNAICC’s video resources, including examples of their services in action

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