Marian Baird - Newsroom articles
PM Malcolm Turnbull seeks advice from Gillian Triggs on sex discrimination commissioner appointment 10 Dec 2015
Professor Marian Baird and Associate Professor Rae Cooper were quoted in Daily Life about the appointment of the Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner.
Businesswomen at the coalface of colonial Sydney 05 Dec 2015
At a recent conference to mark the 40th anniversary of Anne Summers’ seminal work of feminist history Damned Whores and God’s Police, ACTU president Ged Kearney lamented that working-class women are still written out of Australia’s national story.
Sydney Morning Herald
Professor Marian Baird was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about flexible work options to support more women in leadership roles.
Marian Baird on Five AA Adelaide 16 Jul 2015
Five AA Adelaide
Professor Marian Baird was interviewed by Five AA Adelaide about factors contributing to happiness, specifically gender and unemployment.
The Sun Herald and Canberra Times
Professor Marian Baird is quoted in an article in the Sun Herald and the Canberra Times about the federal government’s proposed changes to the paid parental leave scheme and shifting attitudes to fatherhood.
ABC Radio National
Professor Marian Baird is interviewed by ABC Radio National Life Matters about the impact on children of parents returning to work.
Marian Baird on 774 ABC Melbourne 14 May 2015
774 ABC Melbourne
Professor Marian Baird was interviewed on 774 ABC Melbourne about changes to paid parental leave presented by the federal government during its budget announcement this week.
Huffington Post (Canada) quotes Professor Marian Baird about the government's proposed changes to scale back the paid parental leave scheme.
Australian Financial Review
The Australian Financial Review reports that business leaders are warning employers will respond to new restrictions on paid parental leave by pulling back on their own schemes. Professor Marian Baird is quoted in the article.
The Daily Telgraph
The Daily Telegraph publishes an opinion piece about the reaction to the proposed changes to paid parental leave. Professor Marian Baird is quoted in the article.