Andrew Meares, Fairfax
A dad who lost his job after leaving work to attend the birth of his son has been offered three new positions. Lamar Austin, 30, from New Hampshire, US, was on a 90-day trial period as a part-time...
But it looks like the controversial measures will pass parliament with amendments.
Until we remove the stigma that comes with the biological fact that women carry the children and give birth, we aren't going to have a level playing field. Men should be encouraged to take time away from their careers to share the privilege of being with their children in those precious first few years of life. In return, their partners could return to the workforce earlier, or at least have the choice to do so.