Senate debates

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Questions without Notice


2:15 pm

Photo of Anne RustonAnne Ruston (SA, Liberal Party, Minister for Families and Social Services) Share this | Hansard source

I would once again refute the premise of the statement that was just made by Senator Keneally that the government is not doing a number of things to assist all Australians, including Australian women, back into the workforce. As I said, there's an absolute record investment in child care to enable them to get back to work. Investment has been made in the portfolio area of Minister Cash around making sure that we focus on reskilling. In the Women's Economic Security Statement, as an example, there are a number of initiatives that focus specifically on empowering women, getting women into leadership roles and making sure that women are able to—


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