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)
The artwork for the podcast is created by Canberra-based artist Annabel McNicholas.