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Council saves May Murray

By Lanie Tindale The Marrickville community is celebrating an Inner West Council motion that ensures that the May Murray Early Learning Centre will remain on Premier Street. A petition created by parents Shae Phuong and Annabel Prince garnered over 1100 signatures in support of protecting the 24-place child care centre. Ms Prince, mother of May Murray […]

May Murray childcare in limbo

By Lanie Tindale  Marrickville residents are protesting the Inner West council’s recommendation to close down the May Murray Early Learning Centre. Marrickville resident Annabel Prince's two year old son Oliver is enrolled at May Murray. “On Friday night I received an odd email from Council,” said Ms. Prince. The email contained a link leading to the council agenda for the next Council meeting. “Buried within that agenda I discovered […]

Family day care providers will ‘feel the heat’ following federal cuts

By Jessica Yun Cuts in the Federal Budget mean families in the inner west will have to pay more for family day care services, according to Anthony Albanese. From July 2015, existing family day care providers will have to reapply for the Community Support Programme (CSP) which funds these providers. The criteria to be eligible […]

Clover hit by nepotism claims

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has been hit by allegations of nepotism and improper conduct. Complaints have been lodged with City of Sydney CEO Monica Barone alleging favouritism by the Lord Mayor towards the development of a public children’s playground at Fitzroy Gardens, Kings Cross and the proposed expansion of a private childcare facility in […]