TONY’S “ZEAL” ON PAID PARENTAL LEAVE

The Coalition’s lavish Paid Parental Leave scheme is a curious proposal that sees it supported by social justice campaigner and feminist Eva Cox and damned by conservative economist Judith Sloan.

And with some in the Liberal’s own ranks threatening to cross the floor against the plan if it ever makes it into Parliament, not to mention bitter opposition from the powerful right-wing think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs – you’d have to think that Tony Abbott’s “signature policy” is already facing an uphill battle.

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Writing in the Australian Financial Review today political editor, Laura Tingle is scathing: “The Coalition’s paid parental leave scheme is …

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