Australians are paying more for childcare than mortgages and food, leading to calls for action

 
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Childcare costs are driving Australian families to breaking point with an exclusive survey for News Corp Australia finding close to 40 per cent are paying more than or equal to their mortgage in out of pocket payments each week.
Close to a third are paying double their grocery bills - after the government rebate - and one in five are paying triple their weekly grocery shop.