Child care is shaping up to be a key issue at the next federal election, with parents wanting to know if it will become more accessible and affordable.
- Child care is set to be a key issue at the next federal election, with economic and social reasons for change
- The Coalition is yet to commit to any major reforms, while Labor says making child care cheaper will be one of its policy promises
- Industry experts say they believe substantial changes to child care are likely in the next few years
The answer is — it definitely could.
The ABC has spoken to policy and childcare experts who say it is an ideal time for change.
The need is definite, and the benefits are abundant.
So, with an election due to be held in or before 2022, here are…