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Childcare costs in the ACT could increase if educator pay rises: Berry

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
March 26 2022 - 6:30pm
Improving pay and conditions for early childhood educators could mean higher childcare costs. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A push to improve the pay and professional recognition of early childhood teachers could drive up costs of early education and care, but it's a price ACT's Early Childhood Minister thinks people would be willing to bear.

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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: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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