Childcare Inquiry – opportunity for member engagement

The Federal Government has instructed the Productivity Commission to conduct an Inquiry into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning, with submissions due on 3 February 2014. Given the importance of affordable, quality childcare that meets the needs of all workers (not just those who work 9 to 5, Monday to Friday), Unions NSW want to play an active role in this Inquiry and needs assistance from affiliates in preparing their submission.

Unions NSW has prepared an online survey for union members. The link is:

Alternatively make your own submission. Submissions can be made by emailing Include the cover sheet, which can be downloaded here. Submissions close 3 February 2014. More information on the Productivity Commission Inquiry, including the full terms of reference, can be found at .

If you require any further information please contact Emma Maiden, Deputy Assistant Secretary on 02 881 5906 or via email: