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    Default Abbott's maternity leave?

    Can someone please tell me what's happening with the crazy paid maternity leave scheme that Abbott's proposing?? Is it going to actually happen? I know the proposed start date is July 2015. When will we know for sure if it's definitely going ahead or not??

    It's going to be a major influencing factor for TTC for us, as unromantic as that is!

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    It hasn't been approved yet, it's unlikely it would go through both houses.

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    We will find out in May when the budget is announced but I would be amazed if it went through.

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    The news items I've been able to find still seem to imply that some form of his idea will go through, perhaps capped at a salary of 100,000 or something... is that not true?

    Thanks for letting me know we should find out in May, that's helpful!

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    I'd be surprised of it passes the senate.

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    The proposed scheme would be capped at $150K per annul so the max anyone would receive would be $75k

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    What is his new proposal? I haven't heard anything about it. I live in a bubble where I can't even watch the news as peppa pig is constantly on...


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    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    The proposed scheme would be capped at $150K per annul so the max anyone would receive would be $75k
    Still, much more than the 10kish currently!!

    When you said you'd be amazed if it went through - do you mean AT ALL? Or without this cap?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piffle View Post
    Still, much more than the 10kish currently!!

    When you said you'd be amazed if it went through - do you mean AT ALL? Or without this cap?
    At all!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SAgirl View Post
    What is his new proposal? I haven't heard anything about it. I live in a bubble where I can't even watch the news as peppa pig is constantly on...


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    I wish I lived in a bubble where Tony Abbott didn't exist.....

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