Why parents have to pay for out of school hours care during remote learning

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated July 13 2022 - 7:19am, first published 1:55am
Shelley Kennedy had to pay for before and after school care when her children, Freya, 9, and Alex, 7, Pearson were in remote learning, even though they didn't attend. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Both of Shelley Kennedy's children experienced a stint of remote learning in Term 2 as Margaret Hendry School struggled to have enough staff to stay open.

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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