Creating a nation-leading and inclusive parental leave policy at Smartgroup

Case Study

Smartgroup Corporation on how they constructed their nation-leading and inclusive parental leave policy.

The new parliament must address paid parental leave

Opinion pieces

Australia’s paid parental leave policy no longer meets the diverse needs of many families. We call on the next parliament to move towards six months of gender-neutral paid parental leave to encourage shared care by both parents.

DCA Submission on the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973


DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 (ML Act).

Childlessness – the unspoken workplace inclusion issue

Empty photo frame. Photo/Unsplash

As workplaces become more inclusive and family-friendly, there is still a very large group of people who remain unseen.

On being a family friendly workplace ...


What does it mean for an organisation to be TRULY family friendly?

Affordable childcare? What must happen after the big budget announcement ...


A high quality, accesible early learning system is the most powerful instrument we have to realise an equal society, says Jay Weatherill