Tony Abbott’s broken promise to make child care more affordable; Abbott Government’s $1 billion cuts to child care

MONDAY, 29 DECEMBER 2014

DR SALLY COCKBURN, PRESENTER: On the line is Kate Ellis, the Shadow Minister for Early Childhood. May I call you Kate?

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Tony Abbott’s broken promises on child care; Child care fee increases under the Abbott Government; Broken promise on GST and impacts on South Australia

SUNDAY, 28 DECEMBER 2014

SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD, KATE ELLIS: Before the last election Tony Abbott promised every Australian family that child care would be made more affordable. But of course now today we see that there are unexpected price hikes that will see fees continue to explode up until 2018. 

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Impact of Tony Abbott’s Family Day Care cuts

MONDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2014

MARK COLVIN: Family day care providers are scrambling to come up with new funding after Government budget cuts. The Prime Minister says he wants to put more money into childcare, but the details aren't clear.

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Government implosion over PM’s PPL signature policy

SUNDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2014

HOST: The Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Kate Ellis joins us now from Adelaide. Kate Ellis, your reaction, essentially the Prime Minister a back down on his paid parental peave scheme. But surely a win as far as child care is concerned?

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Abbott Government’s child care cuts.

SUNDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2014

KATE ELLIS, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD: The question that many Australians will be asking today is: ‘is there anything that Tony Abbott didn’t lie about before the last election in order to form Government?’ We’ve heard broken promise, after broken promise.

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Appointment of Barry Spurr; National curriculum review; Burqa ban in Parliament House overturned

TUESDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2014

FRAN KELLY, PRESENTER: Kate Ellis is the Shadow Education Minister. Kate Ellis, good morning.

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The Abbott Government’s broken promise on submarines; corporatisation of schools; child protection in the national curriculum

WEDNESDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2014

ABRAHAM: Joining us in the studio is Kate Ellis, Labor MP for Adelaide. She is the Shadow Education Minister, welcome to the program.

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The national curriculum; The Abbott Government’s cuts to education

MONDAY, 13 OCTOBER 2014

PETER VAN ONSELEN, PRESENTER: We’re joined by the Shadow Education Spokeswoman, Kate Ellis, appreciate your time thanks very much.

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The national curriculum; The Abbott Government’s cuts to education; National security legislation

WALEED ALY, PRESENTER: Right now thought we’re going to get the reflections of Kate Ellis who’s the Shadow Minister for Education and she’s been studying the details of this review. Thank you very much for joining us.

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Hate preachers travelling to Australia; Families SA; Restricting the School Chaplaincy Program

PRESENTER: Kate Ellis is the Labor MP for Adelaide and Shadow Education Minister, Shadow Minister for Early Childhood and I think number one ticket holder for the Crows. Is that correct officially?

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