December 18, 2023
Our Submission to the PPL Amendment Bill 2023
The Parenthood welcomes the introduction of the Federal Government's bill aimed at incrementally rolling out an expanded paid parental leave. We are grateful for the opportunity to submit our input on the Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill.
December 07, 2023
The Parenthood Newsletter December 2023
We are thrilled to bring you the latest developments and crucial insights into our work. Jessica Rudd passionately advocated for the federal government to make early childhood education and care more affordable.
December 05, 2023
Fixing the Activity Test could boost the economy
New research from Impact Economics and Policy has revealed that removing the Activity Test could increase female workforce participation by up to 39,620 people per year, delivering an economic boost of $4.5 billion.
November 30, 2023
Childcare reform a swift solution to cost of living crisis
The federal government should make childcare cheaper to help struggling families, The Parenthood’s CEO Jessica Rudd has told the National Press Club & National Rural Press Club in Canberra.
November 24, 2023
Productivity Commission's interim report welcomed
We welcome the Productivity Commission's interim report on early childhood education and care - Jessica Rudd will provide detailed commentary on the report at the National and Rural Press Club in Canberra on November 29th.
November 22, 2023
Jessica Rudd to Address National and Rural Press Club
We're thrilled to share that Jessica Rudd has been invited to address the National and the Rural Press Club of Australia in Canberra on Wednesday, 29 November 2023. This is a unique opportunity for The Parenthood to amplify our message.
November 17, 2023
Over 8,000 vacancies in early education sector
Australia is currently grappling with a severe workforce crisis in the early childhood education sector, as the number of vacancies surpasses a significant milestone, exceeding 8,000 for the first time ever.
November 16, 2023
We support Regional Australia Institute's new report
We support the findings of the Regional Australia Institute's latest research report, Against the Odds: Realising Regional Australia’s Potential Workforce. The report sheds light on the significant challenges faced by regional areas.