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Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment extended – 18 July 2022

Latest Public Health (COVID Self Isolation) Order – 2 March 2022

Public Health Orders – NSW Education and Care Workers

NSW Department of Education: COVID-19 and early childhood education and care

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Department of Education, Skills and Employment: Responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

COVID-19 Vaccinations: Understanding your privacy obligations to your staff

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Updates

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment extended (18 July 2022)

Fair Work Commission: End of unpaid pandemic leave (30 June 2022)

Services NSW: Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment ended (30 June 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (26 May 2022)

NSW Public Health (COVID Self-Isolation) Order 2022 (2 March 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (23 April 2022)

NSW Health Update on COVID setting (20 April 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (20 April 2022)

NSW Department of Education Health Update (4 April 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (23 March 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (14 March 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update: Masks and RAT kits (23 February 2022)

DESE Update: Requirements for COVID support (16 February 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update: RAT kits (20 February 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update: Notification of a positive case (31 January 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update: Critical worker exemption (25 January 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update for ECEC services (23 January 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update for ECEC services (13 January 2022)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update for ECEC services (21 December 2021)

Modern Award Variations in response to COVID-19 (20 December 2021)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update for ECEC services (14 December 2021)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update for ECEC services (15 November 2021)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update – Vaccinations (8 November 2021)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update – Vaccinations (29 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID update (29 October 2021)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (22 October 2021)

NSW Department of Education COVID Update (21 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in Victoria (18 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in NSW (14 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in Victoria (14 October 2021)

NSW Department of Education: COVID update (13 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID update (13 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in Victoria (12 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in the ACT (12 October 2021)

NSW Government – COVID-19 update (8 October)

DESE Update: COVID in NSW (7 October 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in the ACT – hotspot extended (5 October 2021)

NSW Government – early return to Childhood Services (30 September)

DESE Update: COVID in NSW – business continuity payment (30 September 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in the ACT – business continuity payment (30 September 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in NSW – update on lockdowns and support (29 September 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in Victoria – hotspot in Mitchell Shire (28 September 2021)

Vaccination requirements for staff confirmed by Public Health Order (24 September 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Department of Education: Service visits during COVID (21 September 2021)

DESE Update: Lockdown changes in Ballarat and Shepparton (16 September 2021)

DESE Update: Greater Sydney enrolments (16 September 2021)

DESE Update: COVID-19 in NSW – eased restrictions (14 September 2021)

DESE Update: COVID-19 in Victoria – eased restrictions (14 September 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Department of Education: Regional lockdowns lifted, updates on border zone travel (13 September 2021)

DESE Update: Enrolments in Greater Sydney (10 September 2021)

NSW Departement of Education Update (9 September 2021)

CCSA COVID Advocacy Update: Letter seeking a meeting with the NSW Premier (7 September 2021)

DESE Update: Did you get a text message from DESE? (7 September 2021)

Mandatory Vaccination Dates: All ECEC staff have to be Double Vaccinated by 8 Novmember (2 September 2021)

DESE Update: Action Required by Victorian Providers (2 September 2021)

COVID-19 Update NSW Government: Support for vulnerable communities (2 September 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Vaccinations, ventilation, masks (1 September 2021)

DESE Update: Business continuity payments offer (1 September 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Update for services in LGAs of concern (30 August 2021)

DESE Update: UPDATED conditions of business continuity payments (30 August 2021)

DESE Update: NSW services eligible for business continuity payments (30 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Guided learning packages and COVID information seminar (26 August 2021)

DESE Update: Business continuity payments – we’ll contact you (26 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Key updates and FAQs (24 August 2021)

CCSA Joint Advocacy: Letter the the NSW Premier (23 August 2021)

DESE Update: Business continuity payments for services in lockdown (23 August 2021)

Fair Work Ombudsman Update: Update: COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace (23 August 2021)

Federal Government Announcement: Targeted support for child care providers (23 August 2021)

DESE Update: COVID-19 in NSW (23 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Key updates and FAQs (22 August 2021)

DESE Update: COVID-19 in Victoria (22 August 2021)

DESE Update: Regional NSW lockdowns (20 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Latest advice (20 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Health: A message to families and ECEC services (20 August 2021)

DESE National Update: What support you can get (18 August 2021)

DESE Update: Gap fee waivers in ACT (17 August 2021)

DESE Update: Gap fee waivers in hotspots (16 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Priority Vaccination (15 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Border Restrictions (15 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Statewide Lockdown (14 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education: Stay at home orders (13 August 2021)

DESE Update: What ACT lockdown means for childcare (13 August 2021)

DESE Update: COVID in the ACT (13 August 2021)

DESE Update: Dubbo lockdown (12 August 2021)

DESE Update: What latest lockdowns mean for childcare (9 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (9 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Government (8 August 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Government: Hunter Region (5 August 2021)

DESE Update: Additional allowable absences in COVID hotspots (21 July 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (29 July 2021)

NSW Business Support Package Expansion (28 July 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (23 July 2021)

NSW Kindergarten orientation and transition (23 July 2021)

DESE Update: Orange, Blayney and Cabonne (21 July 2021)

DESE Update: Victorian lockdown extended (21 July 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (19 July 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (18 July 2021)

DESE Update: COVID-19 in Victoria (17 July 2021)

DESE Update: Extra Support (15 July 2021)

Media Release: Gap fee waiver (15 July 2021)

Media Release: NSW Govt support package (13 July 2021)

COVID-19 business support (12 July 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (12 July 2021)

COVID-19 Update from NSW Dept of Education (9 July 2021)

eAlert: QR Codes Mandatory from 12 July 2021 (8 July 2021)

Greater Sydney: Local Area Emergency extended (7 July 2021)

Update – NSW Premier’s Announcement (7 July 2021)

Absences and fees during COVID lockdown (2 July 2021)

QR codes to be mandatory for ECECs (1 July 2021)

Update from the NSW Department of Education (29 June 2021)

Local Area Emergency – Wollondilly Shire (29 June 2021)

COVID in the Northern Territory (29 June 2021)

Further advice for ECEC services and providers (29 June 2021)

Local Area Emergency Declared (28th June 2021)

CCSA eAlert (28 June 2021)

Update from the Dept of Education, Skills and Training(28 June 2021)

Update from the NSW Department of Education (27 June 2021)

Award variations in response to COVID-19 (24 June 2021)