Administrator's Big Day Out 2024

August 2024

10 locations

Presenter: Sue Kurtovich 

In its 13th year, this popular, must attend, annual event for administrators will get you up to date with the essential and latest information relevant to carrying out the administrator role in an ECE centre.

Includes all you need to know about the ECE Funding Handbook, fees and fee collection, as well as current regulation, compliance and sector issues.


Seminar Content


Funding Rules and Claims 

A review of the important sections of the ECE Funding Handbook, including chapter updates and additions

  • Funding eligibility
  • 20 Hours ECE - attestations and optional charges, fees, and donations
  • Absence rules and ways to reduce loss of income from frequent absences
  • Enrolment and attendance records – including paper-based and electronic
  • Staff hour count, qualification requirements and attestation of teacher salaries
  • Pay Parity, Extended Parity and Full Parity rules, including calculation of initial teacher salary steps and salary progression
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Financial reporting requirements
  • Completing the RS7 funding claim
  • Preparing for a funding audit – including common errors and discussion about recent audits findings
  • Discussion about various MoE ‘interpretations’ of the rules 


WINZ Subsidies

  • Eligibility and the application process


FamilyBoost Childcare Rebate

  • Eligibility rules
  • What the ECE service needs to do and what eligible parents need to do



  • Fee policies
  • Fee billing and collection
  • Recovering overdue accounts


Safety Checking of Children's Workers (GMA7A)

  • Who, what and how to check
  • Useful guidance on interviewing, reference checking, qualification checking, and police vetting
  • Record keeping requirements - latest MoE requirements
  • Consequences of getting it wrong


Legislation Round-Up

  • The upcoming funding and regulatory reviews - expectations and timeframes
  • What's new in the ECE and Employment compliance and regulation space


Registration details:

$253.00 GST inclusive per person

Includes tea/coffee on arrival, morning tea and lunch

Seminar: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Registration from 8.30am

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Terms and conditions of registration:

If Kurtovich Consulting cancels this seminar for any reason, all fees will be refunded. If a registrant cancels prior to 14 days before the seminar, they will receive a refund of half the registration fee. After that, no refunds will be given, but a registrant may substitute another person at no extra cost. Registrants who fail to attend the seminar will not be given a refund.