Expectant mums, new parents and newborns will benefit from a landmark $157 million Parents Package in tomorrow’s State Budget, as well as an additional $11.5 million investment to expand the birthing suite at St George Hospital.
Three year olds in the St George area will be the first in Australia to benefit from Government subsidised preschool education as part of the NSW Government’s $197 million investment in the NSW 2018-19 Budget, Member for Oatley Mark Coure announced today.
Member for Oatley Mark Coure said today’s NSW Budget will continue record levels of investment with an emphasis on supporting families, delivering world-class health, upgrading local schools and ensuring public transport is more efficient.
A record-breaking 500,000 new jobs have been created since the NSW Liberals & Nationals were elected in April 2011. The jobs boom has been driven by increased female participation, which has reached an all-time high.