Budget's paid parental leave measures do not go far enough

By Giles Hirst
April 3 2022 - 7:00pm
Better parental leave for dads benefits everyone. Picture: Shutterstock

Paid parental leave was supposedly one of budget night's winners. Yet the proposed changes are meagre in scope. It's a modest policy innovation but not a nation building one. Nor one that substantially impacts the cost of living; the budget centrepiece.