Research News: Number 13




Author:  Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

FaCS Research News is a periodic newsletter that provides an overview of and update on research within FaCS, focusing on key findings and outcomes, updates on new departmental publications and promotion of forthcoming events/conferences.

Barriers to men's uptake of their company's familyfriendly work provisions


The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales recently completed research to identify men's attitudes towards, and patterns of use of 'family-friendly' provisions in the workplace. This project is among the first to recognise men's desire to be good fathers and to understand the barriers that prevent them from greater participation in parenting. Michael Bittman from the SPRC 

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