So why are we waiting, minister?
NEWS.com.au - Paul Starick, Anna Vlach, Jordanna Schriever - May 23, 2007

PARENTS and childcare providers have united to reject the Federal Government's insistence that Adelaide has plenty of childcare places....

Labor presses for review of child care funding in SA
ABC Online - May 22, 2007

The Federal Opposition has called on the Government to reassess its funding for child care places in Adelaide following claims that some centres have...

Government denying its duty of care
Advertiser Adelaide - May 23, 2007

Many parents desperate to find reliable and affordable childcare places so that they can work are facing long waiting lists or, in some cases, the difficult...

City's $4m black hole
Melbourne Herald Sun - Mary Bolling - May 23, 2007

Rises of up to 10.5 per cent in childcare fees will help fund 66 new places at the Kensington and Fawkner Park childcare centres...

ABC says US market strong
Melbourne Herald Sun - Liam Walsh - May 23, 2007

The childcare giant, which caters for children aged from infants to schoolgoers, said the strong trading helped lift forecasts of earnings (before interest,...

Calls to target bullies at preschool age
ABC Regional Online - Petria Wallace - May 22, 2007

In a keynote address to an international conference beginning in Darwin today, Professor Paula Barrett will argue that all pre school children should be...

Child care place farse
NEWS.com.au - Matt Williams and Paul Starick - May 22, 2007

Families Minister Mal Brough last month insisted 'there is no crisis' in the childcare industry, but Labor workforce participation spokeswoman Penny Wong...

Generation Xtra tired
Courier Mail - May 22, 2007

Some have their rural parents come to stay to mind the children one or two days a week, share part-time work and childcare duties with their partner,...

Making hard work of participation
Sydney Morning Herald - Richard Aedy - May 22, 2007

Demographers are clear about what gets women into work: paid maternity leave, guaranteed access to high-quality child care, flexible working arrangements...

High-quality child care for poor children found to offset the risk of later depression
Child Health News - May 20, 2007

Young adults from low-income families who were in full-time early educational child care from infancy to age 5 report fewer symptoms of depression than...

The Nanny State: Monstering of the modern mother
The Independent - London UK - Sophie Goodchild - May 20th, 2007

Academics will warn that the way mothers interact with their children has been turned into a laboratory, where politicians and childcare gurus experiment...

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 ...