Double women MPs for better result: Democrat chief
The Age – Penelope Debelle - October 10, 2007

Senator Allison said Democrat issues that particularly related to women included paid maternity leave, affordable quality child care, research into...

Recognising the value of working mums
Adelaide Advertiser - October 6, 2007

They have been striving to have their plight heard: how family hampers promotion opportunities, how child-care costs wipe out much of the average part-time...

Lure for mum and dad votes
Adelaide Advertiser - October 6, 2007

CASH handouts for families struggling with high child care and other costs are being considered by the Government and the Opposition in a potentially...

Handouts looming for mums
NEWS.com.au - George Megalogenis - October 5, 2007

JOHN Howard and Kevin Rudd are preparing to unveil new handouts for working mums as research shows they're returning to work sooner than ever before.

Childcare crucial to swinging mum's vote
The Australian - Anrew Faulkner - October 5, 2007

As a nurse on a seven-day roster, she has had no end of bother finding a childcare centre flexible enough to fit in with her shifts...

Working mum poll time-bomb
NEWS.com.au - George Megalogenis - October 5, 2007

New exclusive data from the census last August supplied to The Australian shows why childcare, and the pressures of balancing work and family life...

Childcare tax break rejected
The Australian - Patricia Karvelas - October 4, 2007

PETER Costello is resisting a backbench push for full tax deductibility of childcare costs, citing Treasury modelling that reveals it would leave most women ...

Families better off without full tax childcare rebate: Costello
ABC Online - October 4, 2007

Federal Treasurer Peter Costello says Australian families would actually be worse off if the Government introduced full tax deductibility for childcare...

Double promises for autism care
Sydney Morning Herald - Mark Metherell- October 4, 2007

In a move leaked on Tuesday night, Labor announced it would establish specialised child-care and intervention services in six early childhood centres...

We have failed the refugees who need the most help to resettle
The Age - Toby Hall - October 4, 2007

Because of a lack of child care in the area, Nyakang cannot get to English language classes. Her only alternative is a one-hour weekly lesson through a home...

PM announces $190m for children with autism
ABC Online - Gillian Bradford - October 3, 2007

The money will go towards early diagnosis, specialist childcare, support for parents and professional development for teachers...

Supernanny kids torch home
Melbourne Herald Sun - October 3, 2007

Childcare guru Jo Frost spent two weeks with the Young family in 2005, teaching them how to reward good behaviour and to sit their children down on ...

Kevin Rudd boosts care for autistic kids
Melbourne Herald Sun – Steve Lewis – October 3, 2007

A RUDD Labor government would set up a network of specialised childcare centres for children with autism. In his latest pitch to families, Kevin Rudd will...

Carers dismiss uncaped crusaders
Courier Mail – Ursula Heger – October 3, 2007

Queensland childcare professionals have laughed off suggestions that they should ban superhero costumes from being worn by children at childcare centres...

Teachers part of $6.6 million plan to combat allergies
The West Australian – Philippa Perry - October 2, 2007

Teachers and childcare workers will be able to give adrenaline shots to the increasing number of West Australian children who suffer from potentially fatal...