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Child care cost relief on the way for families

Child care cost relief on the way for families

24 March, 2017

The Turnbull Government’s early childhood education and care reforms have passed the Senate and will deliver more affordable, accessible and flexible services for families. The Jobs for Families legislation will encourage people into the workforce and tackle rising child care fees and expenses while also supporting early learning opportunities for children. Our reforms and additional investment will benefit around one million families. Support will go to people working the most and earning the least. It is estimated the reforms will encourage more than 230,000 families to return to the workforce or increase their paid employment. ... Read more »

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Interview on Channel 9 Weekend TODAY with Deborah Knight

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 9 Weekend TODAY with Deborah Knight Topics: Making child care and early learning more affordable, accessible and fairer; Future schools funding arrangements 25/03/2017 07:23AM Deborah Knight: Education Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now from Adelai... Read more >

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Doorstop interview, Canberra

SUBJECTS: Child care reform; Closure of Hazelwood power station; Housing affordability  E&OE… PRIME MINISTER:  Last night the Senate approved our child care package and that’s great news for hard working Australian families who will be able to afford more child care, mo... Read more >

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Maritime Technical College to train thousands of future shipbuilders

The Turnbull Government today announced it will establish a Maritime Technical College to identify, train or retrain Australian workers for our $90 billion shipbuilding program. The Government will invest an initial $25 million into the college which will be based in Adelaide but will deliver wor... Read more >

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Strengthening skills and training ties with China

Australia and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaboration on skills and vocational education and training (VET), during a visit to Australia by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the agreement he signed today... Read more >

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