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The latest media releases from The Parenthood

(for more information or to contact a Parenthood representative 
call +61 423 262 449)

10 July 2015

Just 6 percent of parents support government’s changes to Paid Parental Leave (PPL)

23 June 2015

Parents launch campaign against cuts to the National Perinatal Depression Initiative

20th May 2015

Mums show Assistant Treasurer Frydenberg why the government has got it wrong on PPL

3rd May 2015

Parents welcome commitment to kindy and preschool funding

12 Mar 2015

Parents welcome Queensland Government  move to get tough on childhood vaccinations

05 Mar 2015

06 Jan 2015
Parents get on board to stop anti-vax campaigner Sherri Tenpenny


28 Dec 2014
Families cannot afford to pay more for childcare

23 Dec 2014
Parents want more money to go to traditional childcare than to nannies

07 Dec 2014
Parenthood welcomes PPL funding for Childcare

04 Dec 2014
Thousands of parents to tell the Government what they really want in new PPL survey

27 Nov 2014
Parents calling on Abbott to scrap the GP tax

30 Oct 2014
Parenthood members meet politicians on the eve of PC childcare report release

27 Oct 2014
Take cuts to the Child Care Rebate off the table

20 Oct 2014
PC inquiry childcare recommendations leave thousands of parents worse off

5 Sept 2014
Major win for parents on kindy funding

4 Sept 2014
Stunning results from Australia’s largest parent survey

29 July 2014
Don’t cut the childcare rebate

15 July 2014
Australian parents don’t want kindy / preschool cut for PPL

2 July 2014
PC childcare draft report a kick in the guts to parents

27 May 2014
Federal opposition to block bills that would financially devastate sole parents

25 May 2014
#7dollars means more than you think - sole parent TV ad launch

13 May 2014
2014-15 Budget response

13 May 2014
Kids TV star Rhys Muldoon joins The Parenthood Save Kindy campaign

13 May 2014
Ban the AVSN from the Sunshine Coast Healthy Lifestyle Expo

12 May 2014
Commission of Audit to slash sole parent payments

21 April 2014
Kindy and preschool funding under threat

27 March 2014
Time for Government to close loophole on conscientious objectors

26 March 2014
Opposition changes position on sole parents

25 March 2014
Gold Coast Bulletin should print front page correction

25 March 2014
Time for Government and Opposition to support sole mums

19 March 2014
Call for Prime Minister to appoint a woman to ERC

10 March 2014
New data shows $1.4 billion save for federal budget

8 March 2014
We stand together on International Women’s Day

23 February 2014
Ban childcare waiting list fees

18 February 2014
Childcare rebate not negotiable for working parents

5 February 2014
Sole parent survey reveals welfare crisis

21 January 2014
Sole parents heartened by news of welfare review

16 January 2014
Nestle must stop “lunchbox friendly” muesli bar campaign


For media enquiries or to be added to our media list, please contact or Pat McDermott on +61 419 173 217


The latest reports and submissions from The Parenthood

The Parenthood Childcare Inquiry Submission

The Parenthood Childcare Inquiry Supplementary Submission (outlining new research on waiting list fees at early learning centres)