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How can multiple frames enable action on social determinants? Lessons from Australia's paid parental leave

Townsend, Belinda; Friel, Sharon; Baker, Philip; Baum, Fran; Strazdins, Lyndall


How do public health advocates and practitioners encourage policy actors to address the social determinants of health? What strategies can be used to elevate healthy social policies onto government agendas? In this paper, we examine the case of Australia’s first national paid parental leave scheme, announced in 2009 after decades of policy advocacy. This scheme provides job-protected leave and government-funded pay at the minimum wage for 18 weeks for eligible primary care givers on the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Promotion International
DOI: 10.1093/heapro/daz086
Access Rights: Open Access


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