Government MPs argue on childcare funding, point of contention for Matt Canavan, Gerard Rennick

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated June 22 2021 - 9:36pm, first published 2:00pm
Queensland senator Matt Canavan has raised questions about extra child care funding. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Fierce debate erupted in the government's party room meeting on Tuesday, as some MPs said the government's childcare funding plan didn't do enough to support families who care for their children at home.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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