On chicks, cheques and churlish chaps

When bold and unbiased voices from the 'left' praise Tony Abbott's paid parental leave policy, it's a reminder genuine reform is pragmatic rather than ideological.

Well if a major metropolitan newspaper was going to allow a chick to write for it, it was always bound to happen – that’s right, a female columnist giving a non-phallocentric appraisal of Tony Abbott’s ‘signature’ policy of paid parental leave.


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