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Big Steps still doing the media rounds

Early childhood expert Elspeth McInnes, a senior lecturer at the University of South Australia, said it was crucial to have better-paid, more qualified staff.

“Best practice in childcare involves a policy of continuity of care, an environment where the child consistently has a familiar carer available to them,” Dr McInnes said.

“Childcare pay row tests the care factor”, Elissa Doherty (Herald Sun, paywalled)

By Liam McNicholas

I am an experienced early childhood teacher, writer and advocate. As well as managing community not-for-profit early childhood operations in a variety of roles, I have advocated for children's human rights; the need for investment in early childhood education; and for professional recognition and wages for those working in early childhood education and care.

I am available to be commissioned for freelance writing, editing, event speaking and consulting work.

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