Most families better off under Labor’s childcare policy, modelling finds

In the Media Latest News | Jul 26, 2016

A majority of families would be better off under Labor’s childcare and family payments policy than under the Coalition’s plans, according to new modelling.

Under the Coalition’s plans single-income families who do not meet the new childcare activity test will be hit hardest, losing as much as $115 a week.

Families with incomes above $100,000 a year, and who pay high fees for full-time childcare, will be much better off under the Coalition’s policies.

The modelling was conducted by Ben Phillips from the Australian National University’s Centre for Social Research and Methods, and commissioned by parent advocacy group The Parenthood.

Read More: The Guardian Australia