February 24, 2021
One research report. Four game-changing recommendations.
Last week we travelled to Canberra to launch our research report 'Making Australia the best place in the world to be a parent' and it was an exhilarating few days in the nation's capital. Find out more in our February newsletter.
February 15, 2021
Let's make Australia the best place in the world to be a parent
Today we’re launching our new report 'Making Australia the best place in the world to be a parent'. We’re excited to place the spotlight firmly on parenting with research and economic modelling that explores the following question:
February 02, 2021
Federal and state governments fail to meet the mark on ECEC
The release of new Productivity Commission data on early childhood education and care (ECEC) highlights multiple policy failures letting children and parents down, according to parent advocacy group The Parenthood.
February 01, 2021
The Parenthood Newsletter February
In news that is unlikely to surprise - but may trigger dread - it turns out that out of pocket fees for early childhood education and care have – once again – risen sharply. At twice the rate of inflation for other goods and services.
January 29, 2021
GOVERNMENT CHILD CARE REFORMS HAVE FAILED
Families’ child care costs in Sydney and Brisbane are now the highest they have ever been, today’s CPI data reveals, higher than even before the Federal Government’s major child care reforms in 2018 promised to make child care more affordable.
January 29, 2021
Have your say on the Smart Start campaign!
Right now, thousands of children across Australia are settling into their early learning centres for a new year, getting to know their educators and peers as they embark on the next stage of their learning journey.
January 13, 2021
The Parenthood Newsletter January 2021
We're not two weeks into 2021 and the soaring cost of early childhood education and care is back making headlines. New reports have indicated there is no relief in sight for parents with fees expected to rise further.