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Marian Baird - Newsroom articles


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ABC News 04 Jan 2016

    ABC News

    ABC News interviewed Professor Marian Baird on the federal government's changes to childcare.

  • PM Malcolm Turnbull seeks advice from Gillian Triggs on sex discrimination commissioner appointment 10 Dec 2015

    Daily Life

    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

    The Australian

    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.


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