Marian Baird - Newsroom articles
triple j Hack
Professor Marian Baird was interviewed on triple j’s Hack program about a range of issues relating to International Women’s Day including the gendered nature of some work, the increasing proportion of young women at universities and the career progression of working mothers.
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.
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.
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.
Marian Baird on ABC News 04 Jan 2016
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
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.