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Cressida Wall

Cressida Wall
Cressida has been a Chief of Staff and senior adviser to Premiers and government Ministers for nearly twenty years. She was a senior adviser to Premier Steve Bracks and Premier John Brumby and worked in Australia and Israel for Better Place, the electric car infrastructure company. She now works as a consultant.

Articles by Cressida Wall

CRACKDOWN

What do Garfield Barwick and Josh Frydenberg have in common? Let me give you a clue: paid parental leave. The notorious Cressida Wall explains.   Oh my god.   A week after the Budget, it’s becoming increasingly clear why Hockey … Read More

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Should we charge babies for child care?

Ryan Batchelor’s post the other day on Paid Parental Leave reminded me how difficult the debate still is. The fact that Tony Abbott’s paid parental scheme has turned out to be controversial is not that surprising but the truth is, appropriately recognising … Read More

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Abbott’s unpopularity is all our fault

Tony Abbot’s unpopularity is startling to many including (not at all startlingly) Alan Jones.  Did you hear this call a fortnight ago? Caller to Alan Jones: This opinion poll out today saying the PM is apparently unpopular is ridiculous. It … Read More

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