Abbott defiant on PPL: report

PM expected to reject findings from Commission of Audit seeking to rein in $5.5bn PPL scheme.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is tipped to reject findings from the Commission of Audit that seek to rein in his signature $5.5 billion a year paid parental leave scheme, The Australian reports.

According to the newspaper, the Commission of Audit has suggested a number of alternatives that reduce both the scope and cost of the scheme.

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