Pay a dilemma – MP

MEMBER for Mallee Andrew Broad had a first-hand look at what childcare workers endure daily yesterday, following last month’s strike action that shut hundreds of centres across the country in protest at wage levels.

Andrew Broad meets the childcare community at Goodstart Early Learning, including Holly Allan and Dimple Delson.  Picture: Ben Gross

Andrew Broad meets the childcare community at Goodstart Early Learning, including Holly Allan and Dimple Delson. Picture: Ben Gross

Touring Goodstart Early Learning Mildura, Mr Broad acknow­ledged staff had a challenging and demanding role but stopped short of offering any commitment to the cause.

“The people who do this sort of work are amazing people, very ­patient people,” Mr Broad said.

“I think I would struggle to do it, so I take my hat off to them. 

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