A Christmas carol for our times

Crikey readers talk grandparents' role in childcare and the IPA's real agenda and sing a song of Christmas cheer.

Think of the children — and parents — and grandparents

Naomi Madsen writes: Re. “Grandparents’ lament: childcare is mass elder abuse” (yesterday). While I appreciate the sentiments of this article by Everald Compton with regard to the lack of flexibility of choices for childcare in Australia, I am curious as to where the statistics quoted have been sourced.  The most recent ABS survey on childcare I can find dates from 2010, and it seems to me a rather different picture is presented, eg:

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  1. Joel

    It’s also worth remembering that the IPA’s support for free speech only extends only to those they agree with – everyone else gets the water cannons.

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