Application for Equal Remuneration Order
On 15 July 2013 United Voice and the Australian Education Union- Victorian branch filed an Application for Equal Remuneration Order with the Fair Work Commission.The application seeks significant wage increases for the Children's Services Award 2010, the Education Services (Teachers) Award 2010 and the Local Government Industry Award 2010.
Superannuation Changes as at 1 July 2013
It is important that employers are aware of changes in super obligations which rollout from 1 July 2013 and through the first half of 2014.
This Bulletin from Australian Child Care Super summarises the changes and some steps that employers can take to help make complying with the legislation as simple as possible.
If you need more information:
Call the Child Care Super Employer Hotline on 1800 060 215
Visit ACCSF website www.childcaresuper.com.au
Annual Wage Review
From the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2013 minimum weekly wages are to be increased by 2.6 per cent. Updated wage tables setting out all wages to be paid under both the Children's Services Award and the Educational Services (Teachers) Award have been sent to CCCAV members and are available in the Members' area of the website.
Applications for Excellent rating are now open.
More information and forms are available at ACECQA
Early Years Quality Fund March 2013 - for further information see Strategic Initiatives
Applications to the Fund may be made from 11am on Tuesday 23 July. For more information go to DEEWR
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development - kindergarten reporting update (KIM)
The Kindergarten Information Management system (KIM) is a new online web-based system for kindergarten funding applications, data collection, and reporting. KIM will be launched in two phases; Phase 1 is now available and Phase 2 from 2014-2015.
Belonging Magazine (from the Australian Childcare Alliance)
Volume 2, Number 3
Early Years Workforce Strategy 2012-2016
On September 10 the Chair of the Standing Council on School Education and Early Childhood, the Hon. Peter Collier MLC, announced the release of the Early Years Workforce Strategy.The Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce Strategy for Australia.