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Budget 2021: Labor says pitch to women falls short | The Canberra Times



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Federal Labor has criticised the Morrison government budget measures on childcare, health, economic security and domestic violence to support women as “managing a political problem” and coming too little, too late. There is more to be revealed on Tuesday’s budget night, but as part of a stand-alone 50-page Budget Statement on Women there is a $354 million package to improve health outcomes for women and girls, a reported $680 million revamp of domestic violence prevention measures and $1.7 billion package to make childcare more affordable particularly for parents of multiple children. As well, the more than $10 billion aged care package – which is yet be detailed -…

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