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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Latest news: Parental leave

Families to get 26 weeks of parental leave

Australian families will get an extra six weeks of paid parental leave under a policy designed to improve gender equity and help with the rising cost of living.

Support for ‘use it or lose it’ parental leave for fathers

A proposal for changes to paid parental leave to ensure fathers actually take up their share of entitlements, has won applause from a leading advocacy group.