Category: Information

May 16, 2022 - , ,

Network Secures 6 Month Extension for Parent-Managed OOSHs

Parent-managed OOSHs on public school sites can breathe a small sigh of relief. Network is pleased to confirm that as a result of our lobbying, there has been a six (6) month extension to the timeframe for existing parent-managed OOSH Services to begin operations under...
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April 22, 2022 - ,

Trainers Information Session

Trainers Information Session Interested in Becoming a Trainer with Network? Looking to take your OOSH career to the next level? Why not join our Training team. We are recruiting to expand our training team and looking for experienced passionate OOSHies. Use your knowledge and experience to...
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March 9, 2022 -

Free Support for Flood-Affected OOSH

Support for Flood-Affected OOSHs Free One-on-One Support From Network In response to the major flood events across NSW, the NSW Department of Education has partnered with Network of Community Activities to deliver the Sector Support Flood Impact Program to provide free support to affected services. If your...
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January 31, 2022 - ,

$500 Vouchers for Parents to use on Before and After School Care

Network of Community Activities welcomes the $500 OOSH Vouchers investment by the NSW Government in recognition of families using out of school hours care, but holds continued concerns for the role of families in before and after school care programs on public schools. The $500...
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January 12, 2022 - ,

Staffing Shortages  – Impacting Vacation Care

Staffing Shortages  – Impacting Vacation Care Please see the Sydney Morning Herald article below. Many of the Network members were quoted in the article including Network. We understand the stress services are under and rest assured Network is seeking financial support for services. We know many of you are...
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December 13, 2021 - ,

Act Now to Save Parent-Managed OOSH Services in NSW

NSW Government puts parent-managed Out of School Hours Care services at risk of closure. The NSW Department of Education has announced a policy change that will devastate the OOSH Sector in NSW. Providers of all types and locations – not just parent-managed Services and OOSHs...
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December 3, 2021 - ,

Network Stands with NSW Teachers

Network of Community Activities stands with the teachers of NSW, and supports the planned teachers’ strike on 7 December 2021. Network members have asked us this week how the strike will impact OOSH Services. While OOSHs are able to open for extended hours for the...
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November 2, 2021 -

Welcome to our new website

During lockdown, as well as supporting OOSH Services, we have also been busy building a brand new website. The Network team is delighted to  share the launch with our members! We hope you like the fresh new look and the improved navigation that will allow...
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November 1, 2021 -

Groundbreaking News! Literature Review Released for OOSH

Network welcomes the recent release of ‘More Than “Just Convenient Care”‘(27th October, 2021).  A landmark report for our sector. This literature review is a first for the OOSH sector and contains important recommendations. Network supports all of the recommendations and looks forward to their implementation....
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October 29, 2021 -

Phone Support

We have been receiving a high volume of calls. If you can, please email questions and issues to: network@networkofcommunityactivities.org.au This will help the Network team greatly. Thank you!