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Mother of all backflips on parental leave

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Kcasey McLoughlin discusses the government's policy shift on parental leave

The Abbott government's about-turn on paid parental leave is a step backwards for Australian families.

Treasurer Joe Hockey's Mother's Day announcement that women will no longer be able to ''double dip'' by accessing both government and employer paid parental leave entitlements represents a significant departure in policy.

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