Please join us for Meridian Lawyers’ 2021 Child Care Webinar Series, proudly supported by Guild Insurance and the Australian Childcare Alliance.

This webinar series will deliver insights from our team of legal experts, about the key issues faced by childcare approved providers, directors, centre managers and nominated supervisors. The webinars will provide updates on compliance and enforcement over the last 12 months, information on safe sleep and rest policies, tips for selling a child care centre and guidelines for managing employee performance and misconduct.

Guild Insurance, Child Care Super and the Australian Childcare Alliance are pleased to offer complimentary attendance for their business insureds and members. The cost for all other attendees is $49.00 per webinar.

Program | Webinars

Session 1 | National Law Enforcement and Compliance Update

Presented by Principals Georgina Odell and Nevena Brown, this webinar provides an update on compliance and enforcement action by the Department of Education over the last 12 months, with tips on how to ensure compliance in common problem areas.

Date  | Tuesday 12 October 2021
Time | 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Session 2 | Safe Sleep and Rest Policies

Do you know the elements that comprise a good Safe Sleep and Rest Policy? Georgina Odell will guide you through the key points to cover when developing an effective Safe Sleep and Rest Policy based on the latest guidance, how to effectively communicate the policy to educators, and the systems that providers can implement to ensure educators are adhering to the policy at all times.

Date | Wednesday 20 October 2021
Time | 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Session 3 | Selling a Child Care Centre 

Looking to sell your child care centre but don’t know where to start? In this webinar, Georgina Odell will take you through the process of selling your childcare centre, from preparing the centre for sale, finalising the sale heads of terms, to negotiating the sale contract and dealing with the premises. Georgina will also provide you with tips on addressing employee requirements, dealing with finance, applying for service transfer approval and sale completion.

Date | Thursday 28 October 2021                    
Time | 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Session 4 | Managing Employee Performance and Misconduct

Dealing with employee misconduct in the workplace can be tricky even for the most experienced business owner. In this webinar, Principal Sharlene Wellard, explores the ways employment may end and addresses some of the common legal claims. Sharlene will also highlight the steps you need to take to make sure you get it right.

Date | Wednesday 3 November 2021                    
Time | 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Register now for Child Care Webinars