'I still remember when we turned the Childcare Subsidy IT system off overnight. My heart skipped a beat. It really brought home to me what we do each day impacts millions of lives. It focusses the mind – getting it right for individuals, families – that’s the core of our job’.
That was Secretary Bruniges’ reflection at our APS200 event last week, highlighting one of the swift decisions made to allow quick and targeted support for the child care industry in the early days of COVID-19, and the pride she felt in her staff for their professionalism and resilience in responding so effectively to the changing environment'.