Wednesday, 9 May 2012
I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 750 standing in my name, relating to a Productivity Commission inquiry into childcare funding, as circulated in the chamber.
Thank you. I move the motion as amended:
(a) the Senate calls on the Government to direct the Productivity Commission to inquire into the affordability, flexibility, accessibility and quality of early childhood education and care; and
(b) the inquiry should cover all Commonwealth funding options and models for various types of care, including long-day care, in-home care, occasional care, family day care, outside school hours care and care for children with special needs.
Question agreed to.