Report

The immediate future of the childcare sector in Australia

16 July 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-048-3

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 21KB)
GLOSSARY (PDF 15KB)
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
CHAPTER ONE (PDF 39KB)

Terms of Reference
Background
Productivity Commission inquiry
Simultaneous inquiries

CHAPTER TWO - 2014–15 Budget and Universal Access (PDF 250KB)

Introduction
The costs of child care
The effectiveness of government rebates
Availability of child care
Overseas initiatives
Productivity and workforce participation
2014–15 Budget and consequences for affordability
Jobs and Education Training Child Care Fee Assistance (JETCCFA)
Community Support Program
Workplace English Language and Literacy
Universal Access funding commitments

COALITION SENATORS' DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 47KB)

Background to the inquiry
2014–15 Budget and Universal Access
Child Care Assistance
Jobs and Education Training Child Care Fee Assistance (JETCCFA)
Community Support Program
National Partnership agreement on Universal Access
Conclusion

AUSTRALIAN GREENS ADDITIONAL COMMENTS (PDF 19KB)
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS BY SENATOR NICK XENOPHON (PDF 52KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions (PDF 39KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearings (PDF 14KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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