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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—BALANCING WORK AND FAMILY LIFE

The House was informed that Ms Roxon had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, "The Government's failure to address the growing crisis in child care, and the resulting pressures on families balancing work and family life".

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—

Ms Roxon addressed the House.

Discussion ensued.

Discussion concluded.