Explores how parents make decisions about work and care, especially when faced with shift work or inflexible job conditions.
Becoming a mother heralds a dramatic change in the lives of Australian women.
To which extent is child care flexible enough to meet the needs of parents who work non-standard or variable hours?
What types of childcare are Australian parents choosing for their children?
This paper explores trends in child care in Australia from 1984 to 2011, for children aged under 12 years old with employed mothers