March 21, 2022
Pre-Budget Submission 2022-23 to the Australian Treasury
The Parenthood has provided a Pre-Budget Submission to the Australian Treasury for the 2022-2023 Federal Budget. Prioritising support for children and parents, particularly mothers, represents a critical investment in Australia.
March 11, 2022
The Parenthood link list - news, tips and interviews
Here you can find links to interesting stories in TV, radio, newspaper, blogs, online or offline on issues about Paid Parental Leave, Early Childhood Education, Outside School Hours Care, working and caring, family life, pregnancy and politics.
March 10, 2022
Sit in the fire: how to talk to kids about the world as it is
The world seems reeling with catastrophe. Off the back of two years of COVID19 many of us feel burnt out, and with recent events both in Australia, particularly with the floods, and the terrifying situation building in the Ukraine.
March 08, 2022
We need to talk about cupcakes - IWD 2022
Does that sound a bit random? Stay with me. We need to talk about cupcakes because it is International Women’s Day this week and over the past decade it’s become a fixture in the calendar that I have come to associate with cupcakes.
March 08, 2022
Women can't achieve equity without early learning reform
This International Women’s Day (Tues 8 March), The Parenthood is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to ensure the upcoming Federal Budget addresses women’s equity and delivers on early learning reform.
March 02, 2022
Federal government leaves families out in the rain
With more than 450 early learning services closed across Queensland and NSW due to catastrophic flooding, the Federal Government has instructed services that they must continue to charge parents gap fees even when they’re closed.
February 28, 2022
Assistance needed urgently for families in flood affected regions
With at least 879 early learning services currently closed due to the floods in south-east Queensland and northern NSW, The Parenthood is calling on the Federal government to provide assistance for families and providers as a matter of urgency.