Friday, April 2, 2010

Childcare costs set to rise

Childcare costs are on the rise. New childcare regulations (fair enough) are coming and this will only add to childcare cost increases that constantly outstrip CPI increases. The trouble is that most childcare centres are privately run so the Government has no influence over price rises. The child care rebate for many parents now provides little or no assistance. So what is the Government doing about it? To get up to speed, read the following article: $125a day to care for kid as childcare sours:

If you have any feedback or comments on this issue, go direct to the source:

Kate Ellis, Minister for Early Childhood Education - View contact details:

Jenny Macklin, Minister for Families - View contact details:

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