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South-west childcare centres forced to limit capacity as they struggle for workers

Updated March 17 2022 - 7:55pm, first published 2:30pm
Engaged: Warrnambool's Koala Childcare and Early Learning Centre attendee Mila Ziegelaar, 1, with service manager Gill Marsden, Sadie Thomas, 2, and family relationships co-ordinator Steph Ziegelaar. Picture: Chris Doheny

Severe childcare staff shortages across the region are forcing daycare centres to reduce their numbers, at a time when families are already struggling to find care.