Throwing the PPL baby out with the bathwater

Instead of simply dumping its extravagant PPL scheme, the Coalition should consider it as part of a multi-pronged approach to reduce structural workplace inequality for women.

So the government’s ‘signature policy’ has become a non-core promise.

A policy that was designed to “give women a more realistic choice if they want to combine work with family” has been dumped because, well, it was unpopular with the party backroom.

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