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To the Honourable the President and Members of the Senate in Parliament assembled:
The petition of the undersigned citizens of Australia rejects outright the Childcare Rebate Act 1993.
1.fails to acknowledge the 45% of women who entered the workforce solely for economic reasons.
2.is inadequate in addressing equity in women and family choices.
3.does not recognise the value of unpaid work of a woman at home.
4.ignores the need for women with dependent children to be treated equally by way of a benefit replacing all other child related allowances and subsidies.
Your petitioners request that the Senate repeal the Childcare Rebate Act 1993.by