Breastfeeding at the ATO

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Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by Yankee » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:16 pm

Just saw this article about breastfeeding at the ATO. I hope their next enterprise agreement is more supportive of breastfeeding!

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/nationa ... 03502.html
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Re: Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by Marg » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:32 pm

:shock:

Thirteen years ago, when I first started going to ABA Meetings I would have found that appalling....now I just don't know what to think.
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Re: Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by Jenbt85 » Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:08 pm

Reading this makes me so angry. Where are these equal rights that we're supposedly meant to have as women?
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Re: Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by PellyintheWilderness » Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:44 pm

Maybe we should all withhold our taxes? :wink:
But no, not good enough, especially for a federal agency. The comments are the usual mix of pro-breastfeeders'-rights and anti-parents'-rights. Meh.
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Re: Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by mooki » Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:11 pm

dont read the comments :roll:

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Re: Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by PellyintheWilderness » Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:31 pm

mooki wrote:dont read the comments :roll:

As in, "I don't read the comments" or "Don't read the comments, Pelly"?
I'm a compulsive reader, I'm afraid :oops: I get myself all het up over things I really shouldn't concern myself with.
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Re: Breastfeeding at the ATO

Post by Penguin » Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:43 pm

PellyintheWilderness wrote:
mooki wrote:dont read the comments :roll:

As in, "I don't read the comments" or "Don't read the comments, Pelly"?
I'm a compulsive reader, I'm afraid :oops: I get myself all het up over things I really shouldn't concern myself with.


#neverreadthecomments is a frequent one of mine - they usually descend to great depths, very quickly.
I'm also not very good at following my own advice :roll: .
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