Research suggests that your child will be better off in childcare or with their grandparents than at home.

Two bodies of research are beginning to intersect. One highlights the benefit of childcare on the emotional, social and cognitive development of children. The other on the synergistic benefit of interactions between the very young and the older members of society.

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Calculating your Child Care Subsidy

As more information about the new Child Care Subsidy (CCS) package rolls out, we are getting a clearer picture of how the system will work and affect you. Let's start with a question that we are asked a lot: what will my fees be under the new system?

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Creating an inclusive, participative community for early learning

 It takes a village to raise a child.

The community is a quintessential part of early development. Not only for the development of a child's social and emotional skills but think about the parents - many who are raising a young child for the first time.

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Child care, day care, nannies - what are they and how do I choose?

Deciding to send your child to care is hard, especially in the early years (0-6 years old). When you first sit down to do research it can feel as though the options are endless. Child care, long day care, kindergarten, preschool, Montessori, family day care, nannies and the list goes on.

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