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Regulations governing who can bid for contracts to run before and after-school services in NSW Government schools have been scrapped.
As per Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey, 80 per cent of parents say they experience "substantial problems" with child care when it comes to access, quality or cost.
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A childcare industry lobby group says parts of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong have an oversupply of childcare places and has warned that proposed planning changes could make the situation worse..
It was the long-term dream of Suzanne Tunks, who started the Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation in memory of her baby daughter Stella who died in 2010 from a rare heart condition.
There have been calls to formalise the so-called "backpacker au pair" role and create a specific visa to ensure safeguards are in place for workers and families.
A booming economy in southern Tasmania and more parents working is leading to growing waiting lists for before and after school care, according to childcare providers.
The Government wants to streamline multiple childcare subsidies into one means-tested payment, with the highest amount going to the lowest income families.