Families miss out on childcare boost: govt

Latest News | Mar 21, 2016

Labor and the Greens are preventing families being $1500 a year better off from the Turnbull government’s childcare reforms, Education Minister Simon Birmingham says.

But Labor says it’s the government that is making excuses as it hasn’t even debated the legislation in the parliament.

Senator Birmingham said the refusal to pass the savings needed for the government’s $40 billion childcare package is denying families more affordable, accessible and fairer childcare.

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