Germany to get more childcare centres
Expatica Germany - Germany - May 15th, 2007

Germany's ruling parties approved a massive expansion of childcare facilities but were unable to agree on another issue that has divided the ...

Work's mother load
NEWS.com.au - May 15, 2007

They will get assistance with upgrading their skills, writing resumes, help with fares to attend interviews, childcare rebates and money for work clothes or...

MI6 woos 'Jane Bonds' with with offers of family-friendly employment
This is London - England UK - 13 May, 2007

And that means family-friendly hours, childcare vouchers, a maternity package - and absolutely no seducing of the enemy. While the fictional 007...

Motherhood not so rosy
Courier Mail - May 14, 2007

About the same time, a study of American child care found preschoolers who spend a year or more in day care are slightly more likely to become disruptive in ...

Govt urged to seize control of preschools
ABC Online - May 13, 2007

The Australian Education Union has called for Victorian preschools to come under the control of the Education Department...

Wowing the kids
NEWS.com.au - Gill Vowles - May 13, 2007

CHILDCARE centres whose activities include toy-gun days, Coke and pie-eating challenges and slime wrestling are proving so popular there's a waiting list...

Taxpayers ease child-care giant's move offshore
The Age - Peter Weekes - May 13, 2007

The 10 per cent increase, which is paid to child-care centres, could not have come at a better time for the Brisbane-based company that has underwhelmed ...

Child care rebates set to improve
The Age - Annabel Stafford - May 10, 2007

PARENTS may be able to get child-care rebates as often as once a fortnight once the new federal care database is up and running at the end of next year...

George Megalogenis: Just give or take a few billion
NEWS.com.au - George Megalogenis - May 12, 2007

The cost, the scarcity, of child care is rightly seen as a barrier to mothers re-entering the workforce. Child care is also the fastest rising item in the ...

Our debt to brave new mums
Courier Mail - Terry Sweetman - May 13, 2007

First-hand experience of a young working mum and her similarly placed contemporaries (and their sharing husbands) has been a glimpse into a modern childcare...

Families' weekly bill up $175
Courier Mail - Sonia Campbell and Daryl Passmore - May 13, 2007

SOARING costs in groceries, housing, fuel, power and childcare have put a staggering strain on household budgets. Already battling sky-rocketing mortgages ...

Childhood obesity has lasting effects
ABC Radio – Felicity Ogilvie – May 7, 2007

A research paper on obesity, published in today's Medical Journal of Australia, reports that obese children are more than likely to grow into obese adults...

Howard backs stay-at-home mums
The Australian -Patricia Karvelas - May 10, 2007

John Howard yesterday said that every time he had increased the funding given to institutional childcare he had also helped stay at home mothers with boosts...

Vote buying or reward for effort
Daily Telegraph - Lillian Saleh and Luke Layfield - May 11, 2007

Despite a combined tax cut of about $30 a week and extra funding for schools and childcare, Troy and Vanessa Fotheringhan are convinced Mr Costello is...

Stretching the shopping dollars
Daily Telegraph - Lillian Saleh - May11, 2007

Putting the childcare rebate up will help some people, but it isn'ta big enough incentive for me to return to work sooner,' she said...