Childcare short thousands of workers

By Kat Wong
Updated October 31 2022 - 5:48pm, first published 5:47pm
Thousands more childcare workers will be needed with the sector already struggling to recruit staff. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)
Thousands more childcare workers will be needed with the sector already struggling to recruit staff. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

Australia will need to hire 16,000 new early childhood educators to address shortages and meet increased demand after the federal government pledged billions in childcare subsidies.

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