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Jeremy Hardy

Jeremy Hardy is an Associate in Baker McKenzie, Sydney office.

The Minister for Education announced on 21 September 2022 that the government has directed the ACCC to commence an inquiry into the costs of childcare, and in particular why childcare costs have increased significantly in recent years (the announcement states the increase has been 41% in the past eight years). The announcement follows the government’s stated commitment to a comprehensive plan for cheaper childcare and addressing rising costs of living as announced during the Federal Election.