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Louise Dunham

Louise Dunham is the author of State of the Nanny: Telling It Like It Really Is.

She is the CEO of Placement Solutions, a Melbourne-based firm, specialising in nanny placement, Just Family Nanny Payroll and Nurture Training College.

Louise served as Chair of the Ethics Board of the International Nanny Association (INA) for five years and was also INA’s Vice President, being the first non-American on the Board. She has also been Vice President of the Australian Home Childcare Association, Australia’s peak industry body for in-home childcare.

Louise was on the steering committee that wrote the Australian National Interim In-Home Care Standards and she was instrumental in the development of the Working with Children Check in Victoria.

Louise is a passionate advocate for the need for nannies to be recognised as childcare professionals, to be paid legally and have a valuable role to play in the childcare sector.


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