Fast-tracked measures to ease the cost burden of childcare have arrived

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 7 2022 - 1:46am, first published March 6 2022 - 11:00am
Papilio Early Learning Centre. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Morrison government has snapped high childcare costs back into the federal election spotlight, with fast-tracked targeted measures designed to make childcare more affordable coming into effect.


Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on