February 17, 2022
Australia can't achieve gender equity without ECEC reform
The Parenthood has joined calls today for urgent action from all political parties to invest more in early learning and parental leave as a significant step towards realising gender equity and a future in which all children have the opportunity to thrive.
February 11, 2022
We need to talk about Wednesday
A lunch away from my home desk is pretty rare. But Wednesday’s lunch was rarer still. I drove to Canberra and had the extraordinary honour of experiencing the speeches that Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame delivered.
February 08, 2022
Do you want to help us and help yourself?
Now we're in the swing of 2022 (how is it February already 🙈) it's time to talk! We have a few exciting sessions coming up this and next month that you're invited to attend. Please check the post and and register for each session.
January 21, 2022
My kids and I tested positive on the same day
In late 2020 (which feels like 20 years ago now), I started calling my kids “COVID kids”. My then 18-month old ended every nursery rhyme with “Go wash your hands”. My preppie had spent almost as much time in remote learning as in the classroom.
January 17, 2022
Two-thirds of parents say it's not safe for kids to return to school
Weeks before the 2022 school year is due to commence, 66% of Australian parents don’t believe it’s safe for children to return to classrooms as planned in the middle of the Omicron outbreak of COVID19.
January 13, 2022
The Parenthood "Return to School 2022 Survey"
Yikes. An explosion in covid cases wasn't exactly how any of us hoped 2022 would start, right? We want to know how you are feeling about children going back to school so we can make sure the concerns of parents and families are heard.
January 12, 2022
Support early learning through Omicron outbreak
The Parenthood is calling on the National Cabinet to implement additional measures to keep early learning and child care services open, safe and supported as a matter of urgency. Read our press release here.