Aug 23rd, 2022
When you think back to your childhood, who do you remember spent the most time doing the day-to-day care? The most common answer to that question historically, would be mum. But in 2022, is that beginning to change? In this episode, Professor of Gender and Employment Relations, Marian Baird, (University of Sydney), discusses Australia’s current Paid Parental Leave schemes including how they work, what needs to change and how can we learn from other schemes.
- Dad days: how more gender-equal parental leave would improve the lives of Australian families by Grattan Institute
- Early Childhood Australia
- Gender equality and paid parental leave in Australia: A decade of giant leaps or baby steps? by Marian Baird, Myra Hamilton and Andreea Constantin
- PPL Evaluation Report by the Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland