We know summer school holidays can be challenging, stressful and expensive for working parents but we still know very little about how families juggle conflicting demands.
Universal low-cost childcare and workplace flexibility will help mothers return to the workplace and are important investments in the Australian workforce.
Men under 35 want to take a more active role in caring for their children than older generations.
Family day care workers have much in common with home-based workers in the garment industry. But the latter are classed as employees, resulting in better representation and protected work conditions.
An 85-95% effective marginal tax rate means the second earner in a low-income family can increase from two days' work a week to three, four or five days and be better off by only about $4,000 a year.
Free childcare schemes aren't working and babies are too important to be left on the shelf.
Why does childcare work have such a status problem in Britain?
New research on Latin America's four recent female presidents disproves the idea that merely putting a woman in power will improve gender equality.
Mandatory sleep times in early childhood settings do not work for children, educators or parents, and need to change.