31 MarFederal Budget a missed opportunity to ease cost of living through accessible children’s education and care

Posted on 31 Mar 2022

Tuesday night’s Federal Budget provided little new support to the education and care sector.

Education and care peak bodies Community Child Care Association (CCC), Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) and Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) expressed their disappointment that there were limited new measures in the budget, and that ECEC was not recognised as a key cost of living driver.

“The budget aims to temporarily address the rising cost of living, but does not include new measures that address a key pain point for Australian families – the cost of education and care” said David Worland ELAA CEO.

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