March 20, 2018. Beverly Smith. Policy Options – article (web): All child care should be valued and funded
Article by former Kids First President, Beverley Smith, in Policy Options, the magazine of the Institute for Research on Public Policy: All child care should be valued and funded. Bev’s successful complaint to the UN in 1997 launched the Federal Finance Committee’s Sub-Committee on Tax Equity for Families With Dependent Children. Their Final Report in 1999 called for the government to be neutral regarding child care preferences.
See also this Kids First article for more information about the tax paper: “From pensions for “stay at home mums” to beer and popcorn: How the Liberal party reversed its policy on children and families“