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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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Islamic School of Canberra

“Today, my department has written to the school authority responsible for the Islamic School of Canberra, to inform them that their approval for access to Federal funds has been revoked with effect from 30 June 2017 (end of Term 2).  “This means that the Islamic School of Canberr... Read more >

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan  Topics: Lucy Gichuhi; 457 visas; Higher education funding 19/04/2017 08:35AM Matthew Abraham: This is Super Wednesday, when we get politicians who have their feet on the ground here in So... Read more >

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide  Topics: Teaching of phonics in Australian schools, Islamic College of South Australia and Housing Affordability 13/04/2017 9.30AM Simon Birmingham: I’m thrilled to welcome Nick Gibb, the Minister for School Standards in the United K... Read more >

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Increasing transparency so students can make more informed choices

Fresh employer and student satisfaction surveys published today provide students with “more information than ever before” to make informed decisions about what and where to study and what prospective employers want.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham sa... Read more >

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