Support for dads and partners to take some time with their baby

From 1 January 2013, the Australian Government’s Dad and Partner Pay will be available to eligible working dads or partners. An extension of the Paid Parental Leave scheme, the payment gives financial support for working dads or partners to spend more time with their family in the vital early months of a baby’s life. The […]

Dads and partners: legal right to ask for time off work with new baby

Dads will no longer have to justify asking for time off work when their new baby arrives, thanks to new laws that ensure they have the right to access paid parental leave, say unions. ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver said unions had campaigned for paid parental leave for both parents for more than 30 years. “Unions […]

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