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November 6, 2021 - 08:55 -- Admin

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NSW Treasurer Matt Kean has singled out women as being critical to the state’s economic recovery, flagging a big spending program to expand childcare so more women can work.

In his first interview with the Herald since becoming Treasurer, Mr Kean said increasing female workforce participation was the first in his four-pronged agenda to fire up productivity, along with climate change action, investments in science and technology and improving housing affordability.

 

“For us to succeed as a state we need to make sure that we have as many of our best and brightest people participating fully in our economy,” Mr Kean said. “That’s why we need to increase the participation rate for women in our workforce.”

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