The latest reports, research and submissions from The Parenthood

Comparison of proposed Coalition policy of Childcare and Family payments with current policy

The Parenthood Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 and the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2016 Committee Submission - Sept 2016

The Parenthood Childcare Inquiry Submission - Feb 2016

The latest media releases from The Parenthood

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23 Mar 2017 Parents look to Pauline Hanson to save access to early learning for our kids

16 Feb 2017 Enough already! Just get on with childcare reform


20 Nov 2016 72,000 lose time with newborns under unacceptable PPL trade off deal

05 Nov 2016 Dumping whooping cough booster for teenagers a decision that may place babies in danger

03 Nov 2016 Mums and dads unveil giant reminder of Xenophon’s promise on paid parental leave

04 Oct 2016 Struggling families slugged to subsidise childcare

20 Sept 2016 Turnbull reignites campaign against ‘double dipping’ mums

13 Sept 2016 Labor caves on family budget support

06 Sept 2016 Parents throw their support behind early years educators

28 Jun 2016 New modelling reveals financial impact of Coalition vs Labor childcare and family payments policies on the family budget.

23 Jun 2016 NEW POLL: One in two undecided voters say Paid Parental Leave and reducing childcare costs will determine their vote

10 Jun 2016 Parents disappointed by Labor’s family tax benefit cuts

06 Jun 2016 Labor childcare policy important step forward

30 May 2016 Family policies forgotten by our political leaders 

05 May 2016 Shorten delivers the lines, but can he deliver for Aussie parents?

03 May 2016 Working families bitterly disappointed by childcare reform delay

06 Apr 2016 Turnbull must take cuts to PPL off the table - permanently

04 Apr 2016 Australian parents want action on childcare reform 

17 Mar 2016 Cuts to parental leave doomed in the Senate as polling shows working mothers key undecided in upcoming election

06 Mar 2016 One in three working mums battling a “baby ceiling” in Australian businesses

05 Feb 2016 Childcare activity test nightmare for 1 in 5 parents

30 Jan 2016 52,000 reasons why the Government’s childcare package needs to change.

28 Jan 2016 Children will be the big winners from a $4.5 billion commitment to fund education reform

14 Jan 2016 Mums to be thousands of dollars worse off under PPL changes



02 Dec 2015 Children forgotten in childcare reforms.

29 Nov 2015 Another group of families to lose out under new childcare package

7 Nov 2015 Media Alert: Have you had your #BabyBumpJab? – National launch of campaign to have more pregnant women getting their whooping cough booster vaccine.

2 Nov 2015 Imposing a new activity test on parents will be a disaster for busy families – and Centrelink staff

1 Nov 2015 Paid Parental Leave cuts: Australia's worst baby shower gift.

22 Oct 2015 Parents call on Labor and the Greens not to let new cuts to family payments go through

21 Oct 2015 Parents welcome back down in major cuts to family payments.

1 Sept 2015 Parents appear before senate committee to fight paid parental leave 

17 Aug 2015 First World Talk, Third Rate Delivery: PPL Changes

23 Jul 2015 Parents continue to struggle with the ever-increasing cost of childcare.

14 Jul 2015 Queensland parents welcome support in state budget

10 Jul 2015 Just 6 percent of parents support government's changes to Paid Parental Leave (PPL)

23 Jun 2015 Parents launch campaign against cuts to the National Perinatal Depression Initiative

20 May 2015 Mums show Assistant Treasurer Frydenberg why the government has got it wrong on PPL

14 May 2015 Parents respond to budget and budget reply

3 May 2015 Parents welcome commitment to kindy and preschool funding

15 Apr 2015 Parents disappointed Prime Minister has reneged on PPL

12 Mar 2015 Parents welcome Queensland Government  move to get tough on childhood vaccinations

05 Mar 2015 Affordable quality early learning solution to intergenerational problem

02 Feb 2015 Parents were expecting to learn more about “Families Package” in speech today

06 Jan 2015 Parents get on board to stop anti-vax campaigner Sherri Tenpenny



Reports and submissions from The Parenthood

The Parenthood Childcare Inquiry Submission - Feb 2016

The Parenthood Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 and the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2016 Committee Submission - Sept 2016


The Parenthood Childcare Inquiry Submission - 2015

The Parenthood Childcare Inquiry Supplementary Submission (outlining new research on waiting list fees at early learning centres)

‘Have your say on PPL’ National Survey