Alice Vandersteen professional nanny

Alice Vandersteen joins us to discuss her career as a professional nanny. How long have you been working as a nanny? I have worked as a professional nanny for nearly 24 years. I started at age 18 after completing year 12. How did you get started as a nanny? I started working through a top…

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My concerns over the nanny pilot program

My concerns over the pilot program An opinion piece on the pilot program from a professional nanny’s point of view. Lauren from Lollaby – Professional nanny and blogger The government’s nanny pilot program has been all the talk within the parenting and nanny community lately.  Earlier this month the draft guidelines were released for the…

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Rachel Coopes

We are very excited to announce that the amazing and talented Australian actor, Play School Presenter and star of many TV shows such as McLeods Daughters, will be speaking at the ANA Nanny Convention. You can read more about Rachel’s work HERE Rachel is a warm and caring single Mum who also worked as a…

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Code Of Conduct For Nanny/Manny Members

CODE OF CONDUCT – FOR NANNY / MANNY MEMBERS Australian Nanny Association (ANA) members play an important role in the provision of childcare in the home for Australian families. This code of conduct outlines the expectations that the ANA has of its members, who must agree to the code of conduct at the time of…

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$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…

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MEDIA STATEMENT – NANNY PILOT SET UP FOR FAILURE

The Australian Nanny Association is concerned the Federal government Nanny Pilot is set up to fail. The Federal government released its draft guidelines for the Home Based Care (Nanny Pilot) this week for public comment until Thursday 23rd July 5pm. The pilot is aimed at low to middle income earning families with work hours outside…

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PANDA

  PANDA’s National Perinatal Depression Helpline, funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments, provides vital support, information,  referral and counseling to thousands of Australian parents and their families. PANDA is keen to support any new parent struggling during pregnancy pr after birth of their baby, as well as their partner, family and friends.   www.panda.org.au

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