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

Tony Abbott reframes paid parental leave scheme as ‘holistic families package’ following ‘community concern’

Tony Abbott reframes paid parental leave scheme as ‘holistic families package’ following ‘community concern’

In the Media | Dec 8, 2014

Tony Abbott has acknowledged there has been community concern about his multi-billion-dollar paid parental leave scheme, and says it will be re-worked into a “holistic families package”. Read More

Tony Abbott’s PPL under the microscope in childcare overhaul

Tony Abbott’s PPL under the microscope in childcare overhaul

In the Media | Dec 4, 2014

A LOOMING overhaul of childcare funding will be used to reshape Tony Abbott’s controversial paid parental leave scheme, as ministers review flagship policies in response to a sinking budget outlook. Read More