July 28, 2022 -

OOSH Educators Day Celebrating Together!

It was great to see everyone in Parramatta Park today, which turned out to be an epic event! This is the first time we have been able to celebrate OOSH Educators day face to face! Thank you for showing up and making the event even more...
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July 20, 2022 -

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

JOIN YOUR PEAK BODY IN PARRAMATTA PARK! Wednesday 27 July 10:30am – 12:00pm   Join us for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in Parramatta Park. Together we can celebrate, share stories & have some laughs. This is the first chance we’ve had, since the inception...
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July 15, 2022 -

Booster & Flu Jab Reminders 

COVID Boosters – HIGHLY Recommended With cases on the rise COVID-19 winter boosters are now available and are: strongly recommended for everyone aged 50 and over available to anyone aged 30 and over. You can get your winter booster 3 months after your last COVID-19 shot. Book...
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July 7, 2022 -

A Behaviour Boot Camp for OOSH Educators

Behaviour Boot Camp Early Bird Special finishes 15 July! Get in quick, spaces strictly limited. Register Now Newcastle, Friday 5th August, 9.30 – 4pm Learn from Child psychologists Dr Louise Porter: Practitioner, author and academic and Dr Lee Sturgeon, Clinical psychologist and the inspiring Declan Edwards....
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July 6, 2022 -

Flood Affected Services

Network is once again devastated to hear about services who are at risk of flooding at the start of Vac Care. For many communities this is the fourth flood they have seen. As the rain and storms continue  across NSW please know the Network team is here...
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July 6, 2022 -


NAIDOC Week celebrations will be held from 3-10 July 2022 to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year’s theme is “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! “ Read more about this year’s theme and find resources and...
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June 24, 2022 - ,

BASC Voucher Scheme Reporting Woes

OOSH Services around NSW received an email from the Department of Education in recent days alerting them to one or more errors in their submission of the $500 BASC Voucher reporting tool, and directing them to amend and resubmit. Incredibly, one of the possible errors...
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June 24, 2022 - , ,

Back by Popular Demand: Save OOSH Information Session for Parent-Managed OOSHs

Network wants to thank all of the engaged parents, Educators, and concerned people from our OOSH communities that took time out to attend our Save OOSH webinar on Wednesday night, 22 July 2022. It was a productive evening where people on parent management committees had...
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June 10, 2022 - , ,

Information Session for Parent-Managed OOSHs

Information Session for Parent-Managed OOSHs Wednesday 22 June 2022 6:30pm – 7:30pm Free Online Event This webinar will focus on informing parents about the policy change, their options that result from the policy change (i.e. going to tender or the P&C model), and the steps...
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June 7, 2022 - ,

Working with Children Week

Working with Children Week raises awareness of key child safety provisions in NSW including the Working with Children Check and the Child Safe Standards. Working with Children Week 2022 will be held from 20–26 June. The 2022 theme is: Child focused leadership. The Office of the...
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