Archive for April 2014

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Carer Professional development at Placement Solutions

Placement Solutions is proud to announce its latest and next professional development day for its highly valued carers.

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Commission of audit looks at reforming child care benefits

The ABC program 7.30 recently discussed child care. The program focussed on the disincentives to return to work, the Productivity Commission inquiry into child care and the prospective review of the childcare payments system. 

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Grattan Institute highlights the Canadian system

Grattan Institute highlights the Canadian system

In a submission to the Productivity Commission the Grattan Institute has highlighted the Canadian child care tax and welfare system

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INA Conference proves invaluable

INA Conference proves invaluable

Placement Solutions Operations Manager Rachelle Teycheney reports on her recent participation in the International Nanny Association (INA) conference in Los Angeles.

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Child care not valued - The Age

The Age reports that childcare is "under valued, underpaid" in today's edition.

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Nanny of the year announced

The International Nanny of the year was announced in Los Angeles recently.

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Child wise - protecting children's futures

Child wise - protecting children's futures

Placement Solutions staff recently received training from the Child Wise organisation to help our staff identify and prevent child abuse. 

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Importing child care not the answer

In the 31 March edition of the Daily Dilemma segment of the Network 10 program Studio 10, the question was asked “should we import low paid nannies from Asia?” 

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Tackle Nanny Taxes says submission

The McMillan Shakespeare Group has called for changes in the tax treatment of child care in its submission to the Productivity Commission.

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