Roundtable: Paid Parental Leave with Ásdís Aðalbjörg Arnalds, Academic from the University of Iceland

Ben Oquist (The Australia Institute), Ásdís Arnalds (University of Iceland), Professor Andrew Scott (Deakin University)(Deakin
The Australia Institute Nordic Policy Centre, together with the Centre for Future Work invite you to an important roundtable on paid parental leave, with an Icelandic example of how to get it right.

This roundtable will feature visiting guest speaker from the University of Iceland, Ásdís Aðalbjörg Arnalds to discuss ‘the proven benefits of more extensive Paid Parental Leave including for improving fathers’ roles in children’s lives

Ms Arnalds is a visiting academic from the Social Science Research Institute at the University of Iceland. She is a thought leader on Iceland’s equal rights to paid parental leave and will share new research on how Iceland’s laws have created a more equal division of care between parents and improved fathers’ longer-term involvement in their children’s lives. The discussion will explore the relevance to Australia and would benefit greatly from your participation.

August 26, 2019 at 9:00am - 10:30am
Sydney Trades Hall

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