An explanation of the Additional Childcare Subsidy for when the Childcare Subsidy isn’t sufficient?

The new Childcare Subsidy has completely changed how families receive their Childcare Payments by merging two payments into one and moving the focus of the Subsidy towards assisting both parents to return to work. The government has also introduced a… Continue Reading >

Being A Stay At Home Mum 

There is a lot of opinions out there about stay at home mums. Lately, I’ve seen a lot of things on social media about stay at home mums, about how they don’t do anything except sit around all day and… Continue Reading >

Goodstart helping families to reduce their out of pocket costs

Goodstart Early Learning has launched more flexible options to help families make the most of the new Child Care Subsidy. New 9 and 10 hour sessions, in addition to the ‘all day’ session, will help reduce the risk of families… Continue Reading >

What you need to do before the changes to Child Care Begin

2 July 2018 is the due date as far as the new Child Care system is concerned. If you are already receiving some form of Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate, you won’t automatically transfer over to the new… Continue Reading >

Time to Let Go!

With holidays now over and school and child care happening, many parents have to face that phase of getting their children comfortable with the idea of returning to school.  For many children, particularly those who are just starting child care,… Continue Reading >

The changes to Child Care Payments are coming!

  The Child Care Payments system is changing on 2 July 2018 and I have to say it’s been a long time coming. The last time any change was made was in 2008! Currently in 2017-18 we have the Childcare… Continue Reading >

Little Rockers Red Nose Disco

From a terrible loss, the country’s largest simultaneous disco has been created. Over 50,000 Australian pre-schoolers dancing to raise funds for Red Nose. After losing my nephew to SIDS at 16-months of age I decided to make fundraising for Red… Continue Reading >