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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    Families with incomes of around $65,000 or less in 2017‑18, who do not meet the activity test, will be eligible to receive up to 24 hours subsidised care per fortnight under the Child Care Safety Net.
    Unless there are medical recommendations the rebate for SAHP's should be no greater than 50% regardless of their income level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    I was a bit annoyed about the anti terrorism budget. Where is the budget for the war on domestic violence? Last I checked, 34 women have died this year from domestic violence. Yet no mention of funding to combat this.
    I am swinging between agreement and disagreement. Either way you have me thinking so hats off to you for that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    Families with incomes of around $65,000 or less in 2017‑18, who do not meet the activity test, will be eligible to receive up to 24 hours subsidised care per fortnight under the Child Care Safety Net.
    I'm aware of the under 65k bracket, but wondering where the 85% come from, I haven't read that so was wondering where cheesecake read it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    I was a bit annoyed about the anti terrorism budget. Where is the budget for the war on domestic violence? Last I checked, 34 women have died this year from domestic violence. Yet no mention of funding to combat this.
    Completely agree. But this govt and Abbott is hardly forward thinking for woman's rights. This is the guy that tried to block the introduction of Ru-40, tells women to cherish their virginity, wastes money on free marriage counselling (can't have women leaving matrimony!!) and says women don't have the genetic ability to be leaders. It's no wonder the same govt is not acting on serious DV issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    I was a bit annoyed about the anti terrorism budget. Where is the budget for the war on domestic violence? Last I checked, 34 women have died this year from domestic violence. Yet no mention of funding to combat this.
    I totally agree that that domestic violence statistics are completely unacceptable, and I know that the media, if not the government (don't know what/ if the government is doing anything or not) is raising the issue of DV a lot at the moment.

    I guess the difference with counter terrorism is the sheer number of potential deaths. A DV incident would cause the death of 1 person. Yes, that is awful - 1 person too many, and it is not ok by any means. But a terrorist incident can cause the death of tens, hundreds, thousands of people in one incident. I have a close family member who works in counter terrorism, and the things I hear are absolutely astounding. Things that everyday Aussies are completely unaware of, the amount of terror attacks that are prevented all the time. ISIS is a huge problem at the moment, world wide, like it or not. So, yes, for the sake of my childrens safety now and in the future, I support counter terror funding. I again am biased though, because of information that I have been privvy to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Unless there are medical recommendations the rebate for SAHP's should be no greater than 50% regardless of their income level.
    I'm sure this will shock you, but as a SAHM I agree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I'm aware of the under 65k bracket, but wondering where the 85% come from, I haven't read that so was wondering where cheesecake read it.
    I've been trying to find where I read it, here is an article on the proposed changes, but doesnt say what I read, I will keep looking though

    Families earning up to $65,000 will receive 85 per cent of the childcare cost per child, or a designated benchmark price, whichever is lower. That will reduce to 50 per cent for families with incomes of $170,000 and above
    Read more at http://www.mamamia.com.au/lifestyle/...3K80ZmOOwQM.99

    http://www.mamamia.com.au/lifestyle/...e-budget-2015/

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Unless there are medical recommendations the rebate for SAHP's should be no greater than 50% regardless of their income level.
    Thats not what I read in the budget paper? Can you quote VP?

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    Didn't get to watch, is it July 15 or July 16 the ppl restrictions comes in

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    I've been trying to find where I read it, here is an article on the proposed changes, but doesnt say what I read, I will keep looking though

    Families earning up to $65,000 will receive 85 per cent of the childcare cost per child, or a designated benchmark price, whichever is lower. That will reduce to 50 per cent for families with incomes of $170,000 and above
    Read more at http://www.mamamia.com.au/lifestyle/...3K80ZmOOwQM.99

    http://www.mamamia.com.au/lifestyle/...e-budget-2015/
    Yep if BOTH are working. Not if one is a SAHP.


 

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