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Angela Pownall, Shannon Hampton and Josie Scott – The West Australian on March 15, 2016, 6:06 am

Shortage of childcare places puts pressure on parentsWhen Joanne Forster had her first child 16 months ago, the new mother thought she had her bases covered when she put her baby’s name on waiting lists at five childcare centres.

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Angela Pownall and Shannon Hampton – The West Australian on March 15, 2016, 12:50 am

Families are facing waits of up to two years to get child care in some Perth suburbs and one in three of the city’s long daycare centres is booked out.

The situation raises questions about how WA’s childcare sector will cope when the Federal Government launches its single-subsidy system next year, which is intended to enable more parents to return to work by using child care.

Families face long wait lists for child careGillian Corker waited about six months to get child care for her son Charlie. Picture: Michael Wilson

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February 15, 2016 5:52am

Manny diaries The male nannies of New York earning six-figure salariesYoung dudes in New York City are raking in the big bucks as fulltime ‘mannies’.

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The untold grief of childless men

February 14, 2016 7:35pm

The untold grief of childless menFor many men the desire to hold a newborn in their arms is just as strong as it is for women.

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January 2, 2016 12:53pm

AAP

Figures suggest daily childcare costs will soar past $200 before fee changes effect in July 2017New figures suggest daily childcare costs will soar past $200 well before proposed legislation surrounding fee changes takes effect in July 2017. Picture: THINKSTOCK

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Perth worst capital to get child care

Kate Emery – The West Australian on June 3, 2015, 5:09 am

Perth worst capital city to get child carePerth worst capital to get child care

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April 15, 201510:32pm

Childcare providers to miss out on funds boostSurprise …. Tony Abbott says PPL savings will fund a small business tax cut. Picture: Supplied

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February 28, 2015 6:48pm

CLAIRE BICKERS EXCLUSIVE Perth Now

Day care fails the grade WA childcare centres fail to meet new national standards

File image. Almost half of the WA childcare services have been assessed as not meeting new national standards.

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Patricia Karvelas

The Australian

October 14, 2014 4:47PM

Paperwork burden means childcare centres have less time for kids

A report into childcare says the administrative burden on centres means children are getting less attention.

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August 2, 2014 6:50pm

Katrina Stokes Sunday Mail (SA)

Children miss out on male role model influence

Paul Henderson, 24, is studying a Bachelor of Early Childhood and is a childcare worker at the Halifax Street Children’s Centre. Picture: Keryn Stevens.

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