Prime Minister Morrison: Let's make Australia the best place in the world to be a parent!

Australia lags developed countries in the provision of evidence-based policies that support families and children. With one of the least adequate paid parental leave policies in the world and the fourth highest out-of-pocket child care costs for families among OECD nations, escalating mental distress, a recession and workplaces that fail to accommodate caring responsibilities, parents of young children are really struggling.  

It is time for a National Parenting Strategy: a coordinated framework of policies that will deliver optimal outcomes - for children, parents, society and the economy.

Join our campaign and call on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to do better for Aussie parents and children - because supporting parents will create a more gender equal society.


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Prime Minister Morrison,

We’re calling on you to do better for Aussie parents and children!

To make Australia the best place in the world to be a parent we need:

  • Free and high quality early childhood education & care.
  • One year of paid parental leave equally shared between parents.
  • Flexible and supportive workplaces with universal access to paid carers’ leave for sick children.
  • Universal health and wellbeing support for parents and children through pregnancy and the early years.

Let's make Australia the best place in the world to be a parent - because supporting parents will create a more gender equal society, children can thrive and the whole community will be stronger. Join our campaign today!