Roundtable to address concerns about Federal Government child care changes

In the Media Latest News Media | Mar 17, 2016

Child care providers will convene a roundtable at Parliament House in Canberra this morning in a bid to convince the Federal Government to change its plans for the sector.

The Federal Government wants to overhaul child care rebates paid to more than 1 million families who use the system.

As part of the changes, multiple payments would be replaced with one means-tested subsidy.

A tougher activity test for parents would also be introduced before they qualify for any Government support