Mothers would rather have affordable childcare than PPL - Women's Electoral Lobby

Mothers would rather have affordable childcare than PPL

Chair of The Women's Electoral Lobby, Melanie Fernandez, was featured in an SBS article on paid parental leave. 

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“It should be paid at replacement wage not just the minimum wage the government funded scheme is,” said Melanie Fernandez of the Women’s Electoral Lobby.

“We need to have a system that provides for parents taking paid parental leave and also provides for childcare services when you return to work."

Read more at SBS HERE.

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  • commented 2016-03-07 17:03:11 +1100
    Childcare services is a long-term process that every working parent requires for their children. However, paid parental leave is just a matter of a few days that are only required when an unforeseen circumstance arise in the household like an illness for instance. Hence, the one that is of a higher importance is obviously the one that stretches for a prolonged period of time and could take a toll on one’s finances – childcare services.
    Rowan Webb : http://financesmarter.com.au/blog/