NSW Government's $5 billion cash splash won't fix Illawarra childcare problems

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
June 14 2022 - 6:00pm
CHILDCARE PACKAGE: Under the upcoming NSW budget, private operators will be paid to expand their services in a bid to help women return to the workforce by making child care more accessible and affordable. The state will spend $775 million on the policy over the next four years and up to $5 billion over the next decade. Picture: Shutterstock

Illawarra childcare providers have welcomed an ambitious multibillion-dollar plan to create thousands of new childcare places as part of next week's NSW budget, but say it won't be a quick fix.

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Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.

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