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Marian Baird - Newsroom articles


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bosses fail to set good example as gender pay gap remains stubbornly high 26 Nov 2015

    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.

  • Fathers and babies: Australia is out of step on paid leave for new dads 06 Jun 2015

    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.

  • Do boys and girls adjust differently when their parents return to work? 29 May 2015

    ABC Radio National

    Professor Marian Baird is interviewed by ABC Radio National Life Matters about the impact on children of parents returning to work.


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