Women and the Economy

HOW TO MAKE OUR ECONOMY $25 BILLION BIGGER

HOW TO MAKE OUR ECONOMY $25 BILLION BIGGER

The Huffington Post 6 January 2016

2016 should be the year Australia’s economic reform malaise is brought to an end with a tax reform election.

We should capitalise upon this promising year to reset the rationale for cultural change on women and the workforce.

Without establishing the economic necessity for change, it will be harder to make changes to childcare, parental leave and flexible working policies needed in our cities and towns.

A three-pronged approach is required.