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NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet met the press at Rosehill Public School as NSW students head into term 1.

Mr Perrottet said he wanted to make an important announcement out for mums and dads and parents right across the state. ‘We’re providing $500 vouchers for before and after school care.

‘We know that the parents this pandemic has been incredibly tough balancing homeschooling with work and we want to do whatever we can to improve that daily juggle.

Mr Perrottet said the $500 voucher will help ease the pressure on family budgets but more importantly, help mums and dads balance work and family life. ‘We know it’s been a challenge and we know in a modern environment of getting up going to work getting the kids to school doing those things can become enormously challenging and difficult.

‘Through service New South Wales, just like those Dine & Discover vouchers, these before and after school care vouchers will provide assistance and help moms and dads right across our state.

‘We’ve always said we want to make sure that parents come first. We’ve spoken about that in the past of the importance of greater support for childcare, greater support for early childhood education.’

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