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Paid parental leave

Depending on your situation, you may be entitled to Parental Leave Pay, employer-funded paid parental leave, Dad and Partner Pay, or unpaid leave. Learn more.

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Parental leave - things to consider

When deciding how much parental leave to take, it's important to think about what works best for you and your family. Here are a few things for you to consider.

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Parental rights and finances

Parents have rights in regards to workplace issues, parental leave, discrimination and breastfeeding. Financial assistance and benefits are also available.

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Parental rights

The law sets out the rights and responsibilities that parents have in relation to bringing up their children and provides information on parental rights.

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Payments for families

Payments to support families are available from the Australian Government if you are the parent or carer of a child. Find out if you might be eligible here.

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Parental Leave Pay - Services Australia

A payment for up to 18 weeks while you care for your new child.

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Pregnancy & work: rights & entitlements | Raising Children Network

Pregnant and working? Read this article for essential information on pregnancy and work, workplace rights, work duties, parental and maternity leave.

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Parenting | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Benefits & Payments | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Having a baby - Services Australia

Having a baby is an exciting time. There’s a lot of information about payments and services which can help with the cost of raising a child.

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