Becoming a mother heralds a dramatic change in the lives of Australian women.
Work and family
To which extent is child care flexible enough to meet the needs of parents who work non-standard or variable hours?
A review of government initiatives that help families balance their work and family responsibilities.
This paper explores trends in child care in Australia from 1984 to 2011, for children aged under 12 years old with employed mothers
Employment characteristics and transitions of mothers in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
Examines mothers' transitions into and out of work and between jobs of different types as children grow or as new children are born.
Australian mothers' participation in employment: Analyses of social, demographic and family characteristics using the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey
This paper explores the characteristics of employed and non-employed mothers, to identify the factors that contribute to differing employment levels