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VIC Government plans to keep schools open in 2022

As Victorians prepare for the beginning of the 2022 school year, the Victorian Government has released its roadmap to keep schools open, with a full suite of COVID-19 measures to keep teachers and families safe. Read more

Less disruptions for schools with COVID-19 restriction changes

SA’s back to school plan announced

School’s not out for summer in South Australia as the Marshall Liberal Government announces its back to school plan for the start of term one.

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COVID jabs for juniors now available

Vaccinations for children aged five to 11 commenced on January 10, with parents and carers urged to book their children an appointment as soon as possible.

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Schools strengthen multiculturalism

2022 Qld school year to start on February 7

The start of the 2022 school year in Queensland will move from Monday, January 24 to Monday, February 7 to avoid opening schools during the predicted peak of the Omicron wave and to allow more time for children to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. Read more