October 12, 2021
Shift needed for families of retail workers
The Parenthood has welcomed a new report released today that highlights the challenges of too many retail, supermarket and warehouse workers in finding early learning and care that is affordable, especially when work is precarious.
October 06, 2021
Need for greater transparency on safety breaches
A new report by the United Workers Union that puts the spotlight on safety breaches in early childhood education and care services is sobering for parents and children and reiterates the need for reform - read our media release.
September 17, 2021
The Parenthood Newsletter September 2021
Aussie dads take less than 20 percent of the parental leave that dads take globally. It means new mothers here still carry the heavy expectation that they will assume almost all of the responsibility for caring for babies and children.
September 05, 2021
Greatest gift for fathers - expansion of paid parental leave
The Parenthood has welcomed the release of the Grattan Institute’s parental leave report on Father’s Day and its recommendations for a more generous and equitable leave system - new report released today.
September 01, 2021
Government must respect early educators
As parents express thanks and gratitude on Early Childhood Educators’ Day today, they are calling on the Federal Government to step up, respect this critical workforce and prioritise vaccination for early educators.
August 31, 2021
Affordable, quality early learning crucial for equal pay
Australian women can’t achieve equal pay without the support of universally accessible, high-quality and affordable early learning and childcare, according to The Parenthood. Today is equal pay day.
August 26, 2021
Support our Early Childhood Educators!
A few weeks ago one of our many amazing supporters, Simone Flanagan, has started a petition calling on the Federal Government to prioritise the vaccination of Early Childhood Educators. We've partnered with Sim to amplify the call.