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Important progress on the employment status of Nanny/Educators

Woman talking to boy sitting on chair

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has finally recognised that MOST NANNY/EDUCATORS are eligible for coverage under an award! Read in full here.

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Nanny or Daycare: Which Suits My Family Better?

Woman kissing laughing baby

What you choose will depend on a number of factors, but here at Placement Solutions, we believe a Nanny wins every time. Here's why. 

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Tully and the realities of a Newborn Care Specialist at night

Louise from Placement Solutions

Few movies capture the realities of the first weeks with a new baby better than Tully.

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Nanny Resource Box/Bag

Childrens toys, teddy bear and blackboard

One of the best pieces of advice I can give to a Nanny starting in a new placement is to have a resource box or bag. No better way to impress a little one!

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Dreaming big on the future of child care

Louise from Placement Solutions

I’ve been ‘dreaming big’ about what child care could look like. What is ‘best practice’ when it comes to in-home care, or what could it be?

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We Need to Talk About Au Pairs

Woman with a child reading childrens book

If there is one aspect of the in-home care industry that causes more ongoing confusion than anything else, it must be the distinction between au pairs and Nannies. 

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What most parents donít know about having a Nanny!

What most parents donít know about having a Nanny!

There are many myths and misconceptions about Nannies. Here we list 5 important things most parents don't know.

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Back to Basics Childcare for Melbourne Nannies. Not Just Babysitters

Back to Basics Childcare for Melbourne Nannies. Not Just Babysitters

Kids need to know where and with whom they belong and we must recognise the importance of letting children become their individual selves as they learn and grow

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FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO

FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO

The federal government has been reviewing the way support is provided to parents to assist with the cost of child care, heres whats changing.

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What do we typically learn at a Placement Solutions Professional Development Day for nannies?

What do we typically learn at a Placement Solutions Professional Development Day for nannies?

Continuous learning is so important to career nannies and this session looked at the importance of play or, more specifically, the importance of unstructured play.

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