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Productivity Commission Draft Report – Child Care and Early Childhood Learning

I welcome the release of the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning today.  The Abbott Government is committed to making child care more affordable,…

Taskforce to crack down on dodgy child care claims

The Abbott Government is cracking down on dodgy child care claims with a new dedicated payment compliance taskforce unveiled today.  Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley said…

Joint Press Conference regarding MH17 – July 19

PRIME MINISTER:  Today, our thoughts are with the families of the passengers on MH17 as they struggle to come to terms with their grief and with their…

Prime Minister’s statement regarding Malaysia Airlines MH17

Following is a transcript of a statement to the House of Representatives today by Prime Minister, Tony Abbott.  ‘Madam Speaker, I claim the indulgence of the Parliament…

Abbott Government scraps Carbon Tax

Local MP Sussan Ley has welcomed today’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax as “great news for Farrer families and small business”.  “Scrapping the…

Child Care ‘Sharp Practices’ crackdown

I can confirm media reports today that the Abbott Government is increasing active compliance of the Commonwealth Jobs, Education and Training Child Care Fee Assistance (JETCCFA) programme. …

Child Care ‘Sharp Practices’ crackdown

Transcript of an interview with Sussan – 4BC Brisbane – 14 July 2014 PATRICK CONDREN :      Now, family daycare providers will be targeted after a Federal Government investigation found…

Child Care Priorities

The following is a transcript of a media conference regarding child care funding priorities - 13 July 2014 QUESTION       Okay thank you. So, Minister, should children of working parents…

Independent Review of Labor’s Trade Training Centres

The quality of Labor’s Trade Training Centres (TTC) in schools programme will be independently reviewed amid feedback students are not graduating with the skills employers need.  Assistant…

$500,000 boost for Lifeline Broken Hill

Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley today handed over $500,000 from the Australian Government towards the Lifeline Community Neighbourhood Centre Development in Broken Hill. Pictured with local Lifeline…

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