Australian voters think increased funding for childcare and preschools is more important […] Read More
What it costs to have a child in day care around Australia varies from as little as $60 to as much as $160 a day. Due to short supply and long wait lists there is rarely much choice about where a family sits on the price spectrum; usually a family will pay whatever it costs where they get a position. Price remains a moot issue for families who can’t get a position. Read More
MOST families will be worse off if proposed changes to childcare funding are adopted, new modelling shows.
Scott Morrison will ask federal cabinet to give in-principle approval for additional spending on childcare on Monday as he begins consultations with the industry about his soon to be released families and childcare policy. Read More
I’m not sure how many barbecues it’s stopping these days, but the […] Read More
Goodstart Early Learning, Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care, welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to make quality childcare and early learning more affordable. Read More
CASH-strapped working families would save hundreds of dollars a month if the federal government diverted $1.5 billion from its paid parental leave scheme and put the money into childcare subsidies. Read More
Sir Christopher Pissarides, a Nobel laureate economist told tells of a wonderfully simple idea that creates or sustains three jobs for each single job subsidised by government spending. Read More