ACT parents still pay highest childcare fees in the nation

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
February 2 2022 - 1:15pm

ACT parents continue to face the highest costs for childcare in the nation as the sector recorded a spike in serious incidents, a Productivity Commission report shows.


Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email:

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.