Voters prioritise more money for childcare and preschools over business tax cut: poll

Voters prioritise more money for childcare and preschools over business tax cut: poll

In the Media | Mar 5, 2015

Australian voters think increased funding for childcare and preschools is more important […] Read More

Music to no one’s ears: The cost of childcare to increase

Music to no one’s ears: The cost of childcare to increase

In the Media | Mar 2, 2015

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

Childcare funding proposals may hit families they aimed to help

Childcare funding proposals may hit families they aimed to help

In the Media | Mar 2, 2015

MOST families will be worse off if proposed changes to childcare funding are adopted, new modelling shows.
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Scott Morrison to ask cabinet to support additional spending on childcare

Scott Morrison to ask cabinet to support additional spending on childcare

In the Media | Mar 2, 2015

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

Politicians far too slow to understand importance of quality early childhood education and care

In the Media | Feb 25, 2015

I’m not sure how many barbecues it’s stopping these days, but the […] Read More

This isn’t the childcare overhaul that we need

This isn’t the childcare overhaul that we need

In the Media | Feb 24, 2015

The recommendations from the report by the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into childcareare rather like band aids for nasty wounds. Read More

Entsch bats for kindy cash

Entsch bats for kindy cash

In the Media Latest News | Feb 12, 2015

THE federal member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, dropped into the Goodstart Early Learning centre in Mossman last week to see what he could do for the kindy now that funding for child care is back in the spotlight. Read More

Abbott Government’s commitment to childcare improvements welcomed.

Abbott Government’s commitment to childcare improvements welcomed.

Latest News Media release | Feb 2, 2015

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

New modelling shows parents would save hundreds if PPL cash goes to childcare

New modelling shows parents would save hundreds if PPL cash goes to childcare

In the Media | Jan 24, 2015

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

This Is The Most Brilliantly Simple Idea To Spur Economic Growth Aired At Davos So Far

This Is The Most Brilliantly Simple Idea To Spur Economic Growth Aired At Davos So Far

In the Media | Jan 23, 2015

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