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The ‘jobs ready’ university bill has passed the parliament.
Humanities and arts students will now be paying 113% more.
So yup, as reported (in the Australian) the childcare package Labor is presenting is worth $6bn
It is targeted on low income earners
Here’s the current income thresholds for childcare it cuts out at $353,000 but Labor’s will be even more generous than that and for low income earners it will cover 90 per cent delivering a co-payment as little as $10 a day pic.twitter.com/a4uttd4daV