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Inquiry into Balancing Work and Family

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On Thursday 7 December 2006, the Family and Human Services Committee tabled its report on the Inquiry into Balancing Work and Family entitled Balancing Work and Family.

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Balancing Work and Family

Preliminary pages (PDF 140KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 241KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 162KB)
Taxation and Government assistance to families

Chapter 3 (PDF 121KB)
Family taxation

Chapter 4 (PDF 281KB)
Starting families

Chapter 5 (PDF 286KB)
Returning to paid work

Chapter 6 (PDF 230KB)
Choice and flexibility in child care

Chapter 7 (PDF 195KB)
Tax relief for child care

Chapter 8 (PDF 126KB)
Elder and disability carers

Clarifying Statement (PDF 12KB)
Mrs Louise Markus MP

Dissenting Report (PDF 348KB)
Julia Irwin MP, Jennie George MP, Harry Quick MP, Kate Ellis MP

Appendix A (PDF 66KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 94KB)
List of Exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 85KB)
List of Public Hearings

Appendix D (PDF 409KB)
Consultant's Report - Access Economics Pty Ltd

Appendix E (PDF 343KB)
Consultant's Report - Econtech Pty Ltd

Appendix F (PDF 63KB)
Source Notes for Table 2.8

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