Jenny Macklin’s Message for Scott Morrison: Childcare is Not Welfare

May 18, 2015

Jenny Macklin discusses some of the negatives of the new childcare plan and how it will negatively affect many families:

“Parents, and early education and care providers are very worried changing the activity test – which determines how much subsidised child care a family is eligible for – could push as many as 100,000 families out of the system altogether. That’s almost one in seven families. On top of this, many more stand to have their access reduced.”

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Read a related article pointing out the flaws of the childcare package.

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