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Newsletter October

Our second newsletter in October is out. Read about our new inaugural patron, Wendy McCarthy, how to find out how much your family would be better off under Labor’s proposed changes to the Child Care Subsidy and the latest update on the Additional Child Care Subsidy (ACCS) Temporary Financial Hardship.

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Additional subsidy for Early Childhood Education and Care available

Additional subsidy for Early Childhood Education and Care available

At the moment we all probably know at least a few people who are having a tough time  as COVID-19 continues to impact on our lives, our local communities and the economy. Did you know there is support available for families with young children?

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The Parenthood announces Wendy McCarthy AO as its inaugural patron

The Parenthood announces Wendy McCarthy AO as its inaugural patron

“We are absolutely thrilled to be working with Wendy McCarthy. This appointment is a significant and exciting development that will help The Parenthood further contribute to the future direction of Australia by advancing positive policies for families and children,” The Parenthood’s Executive Director Georgie Dent said. 

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#CredibleWomen discuss early education

More than one hundred #CredibleWomen and men discussed the urgent need for universal, high quality early learning and care today. "This is an opportunity to improve the lives of all Australians", said Georgie Dent.

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THE PARENTHOOD LAUNCHES ONLINE TOOL TO HELP PARENTS CALCULATE CHILD CARE SAVINGS

The Parenthood has built an online tool to let parents and carers easily calculate how much they could save on early learning and child care under Labor’s proposed new package. 

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Newsletter #crediblewomen

It has been a busy few days and Executive Director, Georgie Dent, gives you an update on our recent activities. Enjoy reading this special edition of our newsletter.

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#CredibleWomen discuss affordable, high-quality early education

Join The Parenthood & Women's Agenda to explore why radically reforming early education & care is important for women, children and families.

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Labor's child care plans hit the mark

Media Release 8 October 2020

The Parenthood has welcomed Labor’s proposed cut in child care fees and commitment to overhaul Australia’s early education and care system as the kind of bold reform needed for supporting children, families and carers, and increasing women’s workforce participation.

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FEDERAL BUDGET FAILS TO ADDRESS GENDERED IMPACT OF COVID CRISIS ON WOMEN

Media Release 6th October 2020

The Federal Budget’s failure to address the disproportionate impact of the COVID crisis on women is a shameful omission that will hold women and the economy back in recovery, according to parent lobby group, The Parenthood.

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Budget must provide relief to families and women

The upcoming Federal Budget must prioritise investment in targeted policies that will help families and address the gendered impact of COVID19.

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