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Australia to spend $1.3bn on childcare, enticing women back to work

 Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval ratings have sunk according to polls.   © Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's conservative government will increase childcare subsidies, officials said on Sunday, in a pre-budget announcement that pledges A$1.7 billion ($1.31 billion) to boost female participation in the workplace.

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