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Marian Baird - Newsroom articles


  • Election 2016: Number of women MPs in Federal Parliament rises 04 Jul 2016

    ABC

    ABC (PM, 666 Canberra, 720 Perth) interviewed Professor Marian Baird about how the major parties engaged with the concerns of women in the federal election.

  • Marian Baird awarded an Order of Australia 13 Jun 2016

    The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald

    The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian reported Professor Marian Baird has been awarded an Order of Australia for her distinguished service to higher education and to women.

  • Forced out: How mums became the reluctant entrepreneurs 06 May 2016

    Women's Agenda

    Associate Professor Rae Cooper and Professor Marian Baird were mentioned in Women's Agenda about research by Dr Meraiah Foley on self employed mothers.

  • Federal Budget 2016: Scott Morrison’s ‘budget for blokes’ leaves women without tax cuts 04 May 2016

    The Daily Telegraph, The Herald Sun and Daily Life

    The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun and Daily Life quoted Professor Marian Baird about the lack of detail on paid parental leave and childcare in the Budget.

  • 'We want to lead by example': Twitter's gender-neutral parental leave 16 Apr 2016

    The Guardian

    The Guardian quoted Professor Marian Baird about Twitter’s gender-neutral parental leave policy.

  • Pay the priority for women in new jobs 15 Apr 2016

    The Sydney Morning herald

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald (print and online) about the importance of reimbursement for women making career decisions

  • Boosting GDP is easy. Hire more women 05 Mar 2016

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Professor Marian Baird from the Business School was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about changes to the paid parental leave scheme which would lead to cuts of up to $12,000 per year.

  • Low paid workers $10,000 worse off under Turnbull parental leave cuts: research 14 Jan 2016

    Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Canberra Times, International Business Times, Brisbane Times and Daily Advertiser

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Canberra Times, International Business Times, Brisbane Times and regional newspapers about a report she co-authored with the Women and Work Research Group which reveals mothers who work in healthcare, teaching and retail could be $10,000 worse off under proposed changes to the Paid Parental Leave scheme.

  • Marian Baird on Channel 9, NBN and WIN 14 Jan 2016

    Channel 9, NBN, WIN

    Professor Marian Baird was interviewed on Channel 9 (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin, Perth), NBN (Central Coast, Coffs Coast, Newcastle Hunter, Tamworth, Lismore, Gold Coast), and WIN (Hobart) about new research which suggests mothers could be up to $10,000 worse off under proposed changes to the Paid Parent Leave scheme.

  • New mothers could lose thousands in support under proposed parental leave changes 14 Jan 2016

    ABC (AM, 666 Canberra, 702 Sydney, 612 Brisbane, 891 Adelaide, 774 Melbourne, 105.7 Darwin), Radio National Breakfast, MIX Sunshine Coast, HIT Brisbane and Courier Mail

    Professor Marian Baird was interviewed on ABC Radio about new research which suggests mothers could be up to $10,000 worse off under proposed changes to the Paid Parent Leave scheme. Radio National Breakfast, 105.7 ABC Darwin, MIX Sunshine Coast, HIT Brisbane and Courier Mail also reported on the research from the Women and Work Research Group co-authored by Professor Baird.


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