The Australian Government's response conveys the Government's commitment to providing parents with more choice and opportunity to work, and children with high quality early education. The Government notes the Committee's view that the Package will target support to those who depend upon it in order to work or work more, as well as recognising the importance of access to high quality early childhood education and care for children.
The Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee's report:
The Australian Government response:
For more general information, go to: http://education.gov.au/jobsforfamilies