Federal Budget: $15b expansion of Child Care Subsidy changes, extra training support

Karen Barlow
May 2 2023 - 10:30pm
Majura Park Childcare Centre. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Majura Park Childcare Centre. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Albanese government will spend almost $15 billion extra to reduce the cost of childcare for families, expanding the total budget expenditure on the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) by an extra year taking it to $55.31 billion over the four years from 2023-24.

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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 karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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