Educators will be asking those who are attending today’s Ipswich Community Cabinet to call on the Government to solve the wages crisis in the sector once and for all.Read more
The “Big Steps” message hit TV screens in Townsville this week as a major advertising blitz was launched.
It’s the latest phase of the ongoing fight for professional wages for early childhood educators and the ad will be rolled out state wide in the coming weeks.Read more
There's a crisis in child care and it could be affecting your child. Watch this video to find out more.
Although the Government has signalled it is committed to solving the crisis in the early childhood education sector, it is time for this promise to become a reality.Read more
For too long, early childhood educators have been carrying out valuable work but struggling to survive on poverty wages.Read more
It’s been a hectic few days for the “Big Steps” campaign with some really exciting developments. The Prime Minister held a summit with unions and child care staff to discuss the major problems affecting the industry. This was a direct result of the findings of a United Voice survey just days before the last minute meeting was called, which highlighted the cost of child care fees had jumped by over 11% in one year.Read more
The Prime Minister has announced she is committed to solving the current crisis in child care by addressing three key issues namely quality assurance, rising fees and low wages.Read more
The Prime Minister has announced today that she will hold a summit with unions and childcare representatives on ways to fix the current crisis in childcare.Read more
New research carried out by United Voice shows the cost of childcare in Queensland has jumped by over 10% in one year.Read more
For too long highly qualified Childcare Educators have earned just $18 an hour for one of the most important jobs in our community, caring for our children.Read more