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Learning a second language child’s play

Learning a second language could be child’s play for Australia’s preschoolers as the Abbott Government takes the next step in delivering its promised Early Learning Languages Australia…

90,000 extra Aussie kids in child care in 12 months

The number of Australian children in child care has grown by almost 90,000 in just 12 months, according to new figures released today, backing the need for…

Government announces five-year plan to extend domestic munitions production

Defence Minister David Johnston today said a five-year plan by the Abbott Government to maintain Mulwala and Benalla munitions plants will underpin about 550 jobs in rural Victoria…

Youth jobs boost for regional areas

The Australian Government is investing in two new innovative training programmes to enable young job seekers in regional communities to successfully get a job and provide employers…

Abbott Govt commits $406m for preschool certainty

The Abbott Government will commit $406 million to ensure Australian families can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week in 2015. Federal Assistant…

Federal Government delivers $14m for Farrer roads

Councils and Shires across Australia will soon receive vital Roads to Recovery funding. The Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014 has now passed the Senate, a move…

Finding the right childcare

The following is a transcript of Sussan’s interview with Tim Cox on ABC 612 (Brisbane) – 29 August 2014 TIM COX: It can be tough to find…

Childcare affordability

The following is a transcript of Sussan’s interview with Justin Smith on 2UE Drive - 29 August 2014. JUSTIN SMITH: Sussan Ley is the Assistant Minister for Education. Ms Ley,…

Childcare costs workforce participation

The following is a transcript of Sussan’s interview with ABC Newsradio Breakfast – 29 August 2014 SANDY ALOISI: Another hot topic for the Federal Government and for…

NSW child care up 100,000 in six years

The following is a transcript of Sussan’s interview with Grant Goldman on 2SM Breakfast – 29 August 2014 GRANT GOLDMAN: New South Wales residents are being encouraged to…

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