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Public sector workers using both employer and government-sponsored paid parental leave have been accused of “double dipping”. Image sourced from www.shutterstock.com

‘Double dipping’ public servants will lose out twice

The government's new paid parental leave could also have the effect of limiting conditions for public sector workers.
The government has foreshadowed they’ll announce a “families package” next year, what form should it take? AAP

What do Australians need in a ‘families package’?

There are a lot of babies around, and the numbers are increasing. However, Australia does not have coherent policies that recognise the effect of parenting on workforce participation and vice versa. Parenting…

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