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Home Portfolio Community & Social Gender policy: 12 things Malcolm Turnbull could do for Australian women
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The PTP Gender symposium on Thursday heard lamentations of the decline of expertise in the federal Office for Women starting in the Howard government era.
Despite the best of intentions, gender policy at the Commonwealth level is going nowhere fast, with very little appreciation for evidence or changing reality. But a political shift, could also mean a fresh start for gender policy under Malcolm Turnbull.
Professor Marian Baird (pictured) from the Women and Work Research Group at University of Sydney said we need to get comfortable with the fact that women now have much longer working lives and our policies should reflect this significant shift in our society.
Baird offered her suggestion for 12 things Turnbull could do for Australian women.
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Tags : Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, gender policy, Malcolm Turnbull, Office for Women