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Media Releases by Senator the Hon Kay Patterson

Women awarded in celebration of Australia Day

Australian women have been honoured for their outstanding contributions and services to the Australian and international community on Australia Day 2006. Senator Kay Patterson today…

Resignation from Ministry

I wish to announce that yesterday I advised the Prime Minister that I am resigning from the Cabinet as I do not intend to contest…

$2.6 million to Help Community Child Care Centres

The Howard Government has committed an additional $2.6 million to upgrade essential services in not-for-profit community-based long day care centres, the Minister for Family and…

STaR to support child care in Sydney

 A project helping children with special needs to access up to 12 mainstream child care services in west and south-western Sydney will receive $549,834 from…

Snapshot of Australia’s Welfare

The Minister for Family and Community Services, Senator Kay Patterson, today officially released the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s Australia’s Welfare 2005. Senator Patterson…

Plibersek out of date and out of time

Shadow Minister, Tanya Plibersek has again shown her lack of understanding of child care by using out of date data to cover for the fact…

Road map for our children’s future

Most Australian children are developing well by the time they start school, according to results launched today from the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI). The…