Questions for childcare expansion

April 18, 2024 9:49 am in by

An expansion of a local childcare centre remains uncertain, amid claims from local MP Tony Pasin that regional projects are being starved of Federal funding.

The local MP outlined nine months after Labor opened the ‘Growing Regions Program’, not one application has been approved and funded.

The Loxton District Children’s Centre had ambitions to open an expanded facility by 2026, after preparing applications for funding.

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Pasin said further “Many councils are trying to finalise their budgets for the next financial year and do not know if they will be investing in planned projects or have them thrown on the scrap heap by the Prime Minister.”