Howard woos women juggling family and jobs
The Age - Cosima Marriner - April 24, 2007

Mr Howard cited child care and flexibility in the workplace as two areas where the Government could help this constituency...

Filling a caring role has sandwich generation spread thin
The Age - Farah Farouque - April 24, 2007

Port Melbourne-based child care activist Rebecca Bartel, a working mother, felt the tug of care from two directions when her 63-year-old mother, Jan...

Generational meat in sandwich
Melbourne Herald Sun - April 23, 2007

'I think flexibility in the workplace is important, making sure that child care policies are right.' The sandwich generation term was coined in 1981 in the...

Time limits set for child care bodies
Daily Telegraph - April 23, 2007

NEW laws have come into effect in Victoria setting time limits for authorities dealing with neglected children who are placed in out-of-home care...

'Role for schools' in childcare support
Advertiser Adelaide - Paul Starick - April 23, 2007

Schools could do more to support child care and early childhood development, federal Education Minister Julie Bishop said yesterday...

Soil in for tests
Melbourne Herald Sun - April 23, 2007

SOIL samples have been taken from an inner-city childcare centre after contaminants were discovered in a nearby redevelopment site...

Anti-male prejudice plagues childcare
Sunday Herald - Glasgow, Scotland - April 22, 2007

Opportunities Commission in Scotland has shown that just 4% of childcare workers are male, although 27% of men say they would consider working in childcare...

Parents know the truth
Sunday Telegraph - April 22, 2007

Ms Clarke said the 139000 childcare vacancies the Government spoke about may not necessarily be offering quality programs. 'The fact that the childcare...

Cottesloe rare childcare hot spot
News.com.au - April 22, 2007

Leederville, Burswood and Cottesloe are among only a handful of suburbs in Australia without adequate childcare...

Melbourne worst for child-care gaps
The Age - Misha Schubert - April 20, 2007

MELBOURNE has more suburbs without available child-care places than any other city in Australia but the Federal Government insists there is no crisis in...

Suburbs hit by child-care crisis
Sydney Morning Herald - Stephanie Peatling - April 20, 2007

'There's no locality anywhere in Sydney where there are no places [of any type of child care] available,' Mr Brough said.

Minister denies childcare crisis
NEWS.com.au - Nicolette Burke - April 20, 2007

Data on these childcare places released by the minister showed a series of hot spots across the state where it was impossible for parents to get a place in...

Wealth no guarantee of child-care place for junior
Brisbane Times - Kelly Burke - April 20, 2007

THE high cost of land and a lack of council planning are to blame for inadequate child-care facilities in some of Sydney's wealthiest suburbs, some service...

Childcare scarce in hot spots
Melbourne Herald Sun - Susie O'Brien and Carla Danaher - April 20, 2007

VICTORIA had 12 childcare 'hot spots' where parents could not get long day care for their children, the Federal Government admitted yesterday...

No childcare crisis - Brough
NEWS.com.au - Xanthe Kleinig - April 20, 2007

He released figures yesterday showing up to 12600 places vacant in childcare centres in South Australia each day of the week. 'There is no crisis - I have ...