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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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An update on ECEC

On Tuesday the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will hand down the Federal budget. We’ll be watching closely to monitor what relief and support will be included for families and we’ll keep you in the loop. 

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October Newsletter

We are excited to present you our newsletter with an update on our latest activities. We hope you will enjoy it and please feel free to send it another parent who might be interested in our work. 

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Parenting in Australia in 2020

Parenting in Australia in 2020

Australia lags developed countries in the provision of evidenced-based progressive policies that support parents and children. It is critical to build awareness among Australian parents that there are alternatives to ungenerous parental leave schemes, unaffordable ECEC and workplaces wedded to traditional gender roles and employees without responsibilities outside work.

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