Could cutting sole parent payments cost Australia UN votes?

Forget the misplaced rhetoric, Tony Abbott’s paid parental leave scheme is more generous and sends the right message about women in work. This “hardline feminist” is happy to say so.


It seems odd finding myself in the media spotlight as a “hardline feminist” policy freak because I am supporting one form of paid parental leave over another.

Whatever happened to evidence-based policy making?

Prime Minister Gillard in parliament yesterday:

Because I believe in tackling the big challenges in the national interest… I see Closing the Gap as a way of understanding the problems.

It’s possible to make every post (office) a winner

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