ABS: Australian Bureau of Statistics

AIFS: Australian Institute of Family Studies

ASX: Australian Securities Exchange

AWALI: Australian Work and Life Index

BB: Baby Bonus

CEO: Chief Executive Officer

Cth: Commonwealth

CEDAW: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CALD: Culturally and linguistically diverse

DaPP: Dad and Partner Pay scheme

DSS: Department of Social Services

DDA: Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

FWA: Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)

FWC: Fair Work Commission

FWO: Fair Work Ombudsman

FCCA: Federal Circuit Court of Australia

FCA: Federal Court of Australia

FMCA: Federal Magistrates Court of Australia

GDP: Gross Domestic Product

HILDA Survey: The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey

ICESCR: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ILO: International Labour Organization

IMF: International Monetary Fund

IVF: In vitro fertilisation

NES: National Employment Standards

OECD: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

PPL: Paid Parental Leave scheme

SDA: Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

WHS laws: Work Health and Safety laws