Maternal employment and childcare in Australia: achievements and barriers to satisfying employment

dc.contributor.authorBoyd, W
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-25T03:52:57Z
dc.date.available2012-10-25T03:52:57Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.description.abstractThe Australian Government has begun effecting significant changes that focus on the provision of high-quality, accessible early-childhood education and care (ECEC). This approach is twofold: it recognises the continual increase of maternal employment and its value to the productivity of Australia, and the importance of the early years of life. This article examines the significant changes made to ECEC policy and highlights some key areas of concern for parents, and mothers in particular, as they make plans for entering (or re-entering) the workforce. These areas of concern are likely to have an impact upon children, families, and the productivity agenda.en
dc.identifier.citationBoyd, W., 2012. Maternal employment and childcare in Australia: achievements and barriers to satisfying employment. Australian Bulletin of Labour, Vol. 38 No. 3, pp. 199-213.en
dc.identifier.issn0311-6336
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/26381
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherNational Institute of Labour Studiesen
dc.titleMaternal employment and childcare in Australia: achievements and barriers to satisfying employmenten
dc.typeArticleen
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