Aussie parents auctioning off babysitting jobs on Airtasker

Parents are using work auction website Airtasker to find babysitters for their children, particularly if they’ve left arrangements until the last minute. The Australian Nanny Association telling The Age they find the trend are concerning and shocking. Update Date 12/7/2017 Read more  

People are auctioning off their children: Airtasker safety concerns

Parents are auctioning off the care of their children online on Australian sharing economy platform Airtasker. Airtasker allows users to post jobs for everything from cleaning to assembling furniture and, more controversially, babysitting. Australian Nanny Association president Annemarie Sansom says the practice raises serious concerns for the safety of children. “People are putting a price…

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Australian Nannies Trained To Comprehend Depression

With rising discernment regarding the post pregnancy care, many health authorities and child care developmental assistances have highlighted how crucial it is to address the emerging issues of post-natal care. With parents being more cognizant and mindful of their respective health diversities, Australian nannies have yet set up another way to accommodate new mothers and…

Melbourne becomes nanny state

More than 100 nannies from around the country converged in Melbourne over the weekend for Australia’s first ever nanny convention. Australian nannies are being taught how to identify parents struggling with post-natal depression. Hundreds of nannies descended on Melbourne over the weekend for Australia’s first ever nanny convention. Australian Nanny Association president Annemarie Sansom said…

Nannies trained to recognise depression

Australian nannies are being taught how to identify parents struggling with post-natal depression. Hundreds of nannies descended on Melbourne over the weekend for Australia’s first ever nanny convention. Australian Nanny Association president Annemarie Sansom said it was important that nannies knew what to do if they are working for a parent suffering from depression. “They…

Australian nannies to gather in Melbourne

Melbourne will become a nanny state over the weekend when Australian nannies descend on the city for the the country’s first ever nanny convention. Delegates will hear about a range of topics including how to identify parents struggling with post-natal depression at the Australian Nanny Association event. Play School presenter Rachael Coopes will also address…

The New Class of Nannies

Do your young kids stop you from going out and connecting with your partner? is your date life non-existent? Well the solution is at hand, a select number of diners have now started offering child care services as part of their ‘parents date night’. The services will include a nanny to keep the kids entertained…

Nanny Pilot Programme ABC Radio 666

Published on Oct 7, 2015 Adam Shirley interviews Annemarie Sansom from The Australian Nanny Association regarding the Federal Government subidised Nanny Pilot Programme commencing in January 2016.

Nanny subsidy trial: cost to providers means program ‘set up to fail’

Australia’s peak body for nannies has hit out at guidelines for the government’s nanny subsidy trial, arguing the program has been “set up to fail”. Earlier this month, the government released draft guidelines for the pilot, which will subsidise about 4000 nannies to work for up to 50 hours a week. But the Australian Nanny Association says…

$246m nanny trial: no experience needed

$246m nanny trial: no experience needed The Australian 24/07/15 Unqualified nannies with no experi­ence will be able to pocket up to $2000 a week in taxpayer subsidies to care for seven children at a time, under the federal government’s $246 million nanny trial. Department of Social Services draft guidelines reveal that families will be able…

Tax breaks on nannies will unleash top female talent

The government says that it wants more women at the top levels of corporate Australia. But the Productivity Commission’s review of the childcare system misses the point when it comes to professional women. The PC pushes a socialist view that a tax break for a salary paid to a nanny will only benefit higher income…