A childcare package for mothers? Sadly not. A childcare package that was really for mothers would have some mechanisms in it to increase the supply of childcare. In all the talk about new childcare cards and a single simplified rebate, did you hear anything that would make childcare more available? Even the nanny trial is only a two year trial of 4000 nannies. A childcare package for mothers would have helped the bulging at the seams out of school hours care system.
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