Care taskforce plots election campaign

Tandukar, Amita
February 2007
BRW;2/22/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of an early email campaign for child care agenda in the federal elections in Australia, by a coalition of business and non-government organizations under the Taskforce on Care Costs. The task force released Australia's first Childcare Affordability Index on February 19 which shows an increase in the cost of child care by 65 percent in five years. It shows that one in four care workers are at risk of leaving because of the high cost of care.


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