Reports today reveal the Government is prepared to dump their proposed child care changes altogether, despite their promise to families at the election.
The Liberals have revealed they will continue to hold investment in early learning hostage to Family Tax Benefit cuts that will hurt low and middle income families.
“The government is taking the cross-bench for mugs,” Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Kate Ellis, said.
“Scott Morrison can huff and puff all he wants but Arthur Sinodinos has already admitted the Family Tax Benefit cuts and child care changes have only been linked for “political purposes”.
“First Malcolm Turnbull delayed child care fee relief – now the Liberals are saying it might never be delivered at all.
“At the election Labor put forward a plan to provide immediate child care relief for families without making low and middle income families worse off. It’s time the Government followed our lead.”