Abbott calls progressives to support paid parental leave plan

Abbott calls progressives to support paid parental leave plan

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged ”progressives” to cast politics aside and embrace the Coalition’s paid parental leave scheme as a watershed moment for feminism in Australia.

Mr Abbott spoke about his own conversion to paid parental leave at an International Women’s Day breakfast in Canberra on Tuesday, comparing it to US President Nixon’s historic 1972 visit to communist China.  Matthew Knott March 5, 2014 http://www.smh.com.au Read More

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