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Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) Bill 2023; Second Reading (28 Feb 2024)

“We have buckets of research about the benefits of paid parental leave. Very robust, solid longitudinal studies tell us about the broad range of benefits of best practice parental leave schemes both in Australia and around the world. There are huge benefits for babies, very significant benefits for the life chances of children and enormous benefits to mothers. It assists breastfeeding. It's...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) Bill 2023; Second Reading (28 Feb 2024)

“I rise to speak to the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) Bill 2023, and, just as Senator Smith has laid out, I am one of the many women across our country for whom paid parental leave really changed my own parenting and my participation in the workforce, and it certainly benefited me, my children, my partner and my family. The Greens welcome the extension of...”

Bills: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Bill 2023; In Committee (8 Feb 2024)

“by leave—I move amendments (1) to (3) on sheet 2361 in my name: (1) Clause 2, page 2 (after table item 9), insert: (2) Schedule 1, page 38 (after line 14), after Part 7, insert: Part 8 — Right to disconnect Fair Work Act 2009 94 Section 12 Insert: right to disconnect term means a term in a modern award that provides for the exercise of an employee's rights set out in subsections...”

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 65 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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