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Better to spend on child care than paid parental leave

Daniel Hurst reports in The Guardian (22.7.14) that the Productivity Commission said a number of submissions it had received, and the government’s national commission of audit, had suggested that some of the ‘paid parental leave’ funding be diverted to funding childcare on the basis that ‘childcare is a greater barrier to returning to work for mothers than the availability of PPL.

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