The dads calling for more parental leave

A group of Australian dads are calling for the Federal Government to fund 12 weeks of paid parental leave for fathers and non-birthing parents. As it currently stands, there’s a shared limit on how much combined paid leave parents can take. Meaning when a dad or non-birthing parent takes leave, it reduces the number of weeks the other parent can take. But a group of dads including Hamish Blake and red Wiggle Simon Pryce are calling for change. In today’s deep dive we speak to dad and former AFL player David Mundy about they want to see change.

Guest: David Mundy, Head of Engagement, Gender Equality at the Minderoo Foundation
Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski
Producer: Emma Gillespie and Ninah Kopel
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