A quarter of all childcare centres say free scheme won’t help them remain viable
Just one month into the six-month scheme some centres have called for it to end early, according to an education department report
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One quarter of childcare centres reported the federal government’s support package scrapping fees has not helped them remain financially viable, according to an education department report.
The education minister, Dan Tehan, released the summary report on Tuesday, one month into the free childcare scheme, revealing concern that cost pressures will only grow as the economy reopens and more children return to care.