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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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February 18, 2022 -

Watch Conference Video from Bruce Hurst

A must attend event for all OOSH Professionals. We are excited to launch this new conference video giving you a taste of what is to come at the only OOSH Conference in NSW from Bruce Hurst. You cannot miss out on this special event that...
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February 16, 2022 -

Network Members Voice their Concerns with the NSW BASC Vouchers Scheme

Network members – Out of School Hours Care Services in NSW – are vocal in their concerns regarding the $500 vouchers for parents using Before and After School Care and Vacation Care. While Network welcomes support for families using OOSH, the viability of the Sector...
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February 10, 2022 -

Watch Conference Videos from Angus Gorrie and Dr. Jennifer Cartmel

A must attend event for all OOSH Professionals. We are excited to launch these conference videos giving you a taste of what is to come at the only OOSH Conference in NSW. You can not miss out on this special event that brings together some...
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February 3, 2022 - ,

NSW Premier Fails to Respond to SaveOOSH

NSW Premier Fails to Respond to Save OOSH Petition The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has had over 43 days to respond to the petition to Save OOSH and communication from Network of Community Activities, sent to him on 22 December 2021. This document was sent in response...
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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 21, 2022 -

Members Meet

Members Meet  Next meeting date Tues 8th Feb 10-11am FREE webinar for all members. These are our general “catch up” events where Network shares important information with our members. These meetings also provide an opportunity for our members to come together to ask questions, share...
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January 18, 2022 -

Network’s 2022 Conference – now on sale!

Reshaping, Reconnecting, Recharging The only OOSH Conference in NSW Friday 25th March Rydges World Square, Sydney 9am – 5pm followed by a networking event  Keynote speakers announced: Maggie Dent, Angus Gorrie from the Outsiders and Bruce Hurst. Members price $460 + GST Non members are welcome to...
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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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