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More flexible childcare needed?

Posted by: 2ue | 31 July, 2012 - 5:27 PM
Childcare costs hindering women and their return to work

Why is there not more flexible childcare centres? In such a busy metropolitan city it is surprising there are not places open later. Paul Murray looks at battling traffic and childcare opening and closing hours.

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How to lift the standard of teaching

Etiquette classes needed for young men at school?

New mandatory requirements are being proposed for aspiring teachers in a bid to lift NSW education standards. Jason Morrison on the proposal to study maths and science, or are there better ideas to consider.

Shift work a risk to your health?

David Oldfield: Is shift work damaging your health?

New research suggests shift workers are 23 per cent more likely to have a heart attack. David Oldfield discusses with the Heart Foundation's Dr Robert Grenfell the findings and how to reduce the risk to your health.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Just leave the kids there for goodness sake, they`ll get taught who knows what in values, manners, morals and ethics,let alone pick up all sorts of diseases, but at least their mums will be earning money and have a proper career.

    Jo Wednesday 1 August, 2012 - 7:30 AM
  • Full time mothers should pay for the right to be fulltime, as it`s unfair on those who need to have their offspring brought up by strangers.

    Johannes Wednesday 1 August, 2012 - 7:26 AM
  • Childcare workers should be paid the same rates as school teachers.Open the centres up 24/7 so we can send mothers out to earn more money, lets get our priorities right.

    Johannes Wednesday 1 August, 2012 - 7:24 AM

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