Deborah Brennan

Childcare

A new McKell Institute report shows Australia is being left behind by other developed nations that treat childcare as a vital early education opportunity, and not simply ‘babysitting’ for mothers returning to the workforce. 

A review into early childhood education funding conducted by Professor Deborah Brennan from UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre aims to increase the affordability of preschool for NSW families.

One of Australia's leading experts in early childhood education, Professor Deborah Brennan, has been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences.

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Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister and Cabinet, Maxine McKew, has called for a major rethink of early childhood care and education while launching a new lecture series at UNSW.

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Two major international workshops at UNSW have considered Australia's record on work/life balance.

One of the country's leading researchers in families and work, early childhood education and community service provision has joined UNSW.