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Marian Baird - Newsroom articles


  • Microsoft extends paid parental leave to 20 weeks and sets new benchmark 02 May 2017

    Stuff (NZ)

    Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand) quoted Professor Marian Baird about the significance of Microsoft’s agreement to extend its paid parental leave to 20 weeks.

  • Microsoft extends paid parental leave to 20 weeks and sets new benchmark 02 May 2017

    The Sydney Morning Herald

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times about the significance of Microsoft’s agreement to extend its paid parental leave to 20 weeks.

  • The one top-earning job that pays women more than men 22 Apr 2017

    The Newcastle Herald

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in The Newcastle Herald about the top-earning jobs in Australia and corresponding gender disparities.

  • The gender income gap in more than 1000 occupations, in one chart 20 Apr 2017

    Sydney Morning Herald, Age, and Canberra Times

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times and articles syndicated in other newspapers on Fairfax Media data on the top-earning jobs in Australia and corresponding gender disparities.

  • This is the paid parental leave Australian families need 24 Mar 2017

    60 Minutes

    60 Minutes on Channel 9 interviewed Professor Marian Baird about fathers accessing paid parental leave schemes in Australia and Sweden.

  • It's not personal 16 Mar 2017

    The Australian

    The Australian published an edited extract of Catherine Fox’s forthcoming book Stop Fixing Women: Why building fairer workplaces is everybody’s business, in which the contribution of Professor Marian Baird was mentioned.

  • Marian Baird on ABC Goldfields WA 15 Mar 2017

    ABC Goldfields WA

    Professor Marian Baird was interviewed on ABC Goldfields WA about the proposal from Greens Leader, Richard Di Natale.

  • Marian Baird on ABC Radio (The World Today) 10 Mar 2017

    ABC Radio (The World Today)

    ABC Radio (The World Today) interviewed Professor Marian Baird about mothers returning to work after the birth of a child, in the context of Federal Labor MP Kate Ellis announcing her resignation from politics.

  • Some unis still don’t have a female mathematics professor 09 Mar 2017

    Campus Review

    Professor Marian Baird was quoted in Campus Review about Nalini Joshi, the University of Sydney’s first female professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

  • International Women's Day: is this the best time to be a woman? 08 Mar 2017

    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.


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