Time to put the child in childcare

In the Media | May 6, 2015

It seems like a weird thing to have to point out but in the discussion about the federal government’s changes to childcare, there is one significant group of people that hasn’t had much of a say.

About 1.3 million children attend childcare or preschool every week and yet they have been negligent about writing letters, providing feedback, commenting on discussion papers and lobbying politicians about the future of their sector.

Much of the language about the reforms has been what parents, employers, taxpayers and the economy in general need from childcare but not much about what children need.

Full Article: SMH