New research by the Grattan Institue makes it clear that if Australia wants a speedy economic recovery post-COVID-19, the key is affordable childcare and working women. The new report Cheaper childcare: a practical plan to boost female workforce participation estimates that overhauling the childcare subsidy scheme and providing more affordable childcare would add $11 billion… Read more »
With the windup of the government’s ‘free childcare’ option, many Australians will now be struggling with how to afford to keep their kids in care. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell says the government should be looking for new ways to support women and small business owners during the crisis. Carnell… Read more »
70 per cent of parents report the Government’s fee-free childcare as having a positive impact on their family’s financial position. 63 per cent of parents who have lost income will be forced to reduce days or remove children from childcare altogether if fees go back. 42 per cent of families have at least one parent… Read more »
Child care will be free for working parents to keep society functioning through the coronavirus shutdown – as well as for those who’ve taken their child out of care but want to keep their place – under new subsidies announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Around one million families from 13,000 childcare and early learning… Read more »
The partnership will see Child Australia offer innovative cloud-based HR software tailored specifically for education and care services throughout Western Australia and Northern Territory under the name ‘childHR’.