Australia’s parental leave system is a mix of statutory entitlements, government-funded paid parental leave, and employer-funded parental leave.
Employers are increasingly recognising the benefits of paid parental leave for business, employees, and families, and many DCA members are among employers leading the way when it comes to parental leave.
In this section members can learn more about Australia’s parental leave system, the business case for employer-funded leave, leading practice principles, miscarriage leave, stillbirth or infant death, and DCA’s position on parental leave reform.
Latest Articles - Parental Leave
Case Study on how Smartgroup changed their parental leave policy to be generous and inclusive, and help to retain talent.
Engaging women in paid work at the same rate as men would increase household incomes and support economic growth.
DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 (ML Act).
A blog piece to encourage you to reflect on issues that may be affecting employees who are childless, and not by choice.
Being a family friendly workplace is fundamentally more than offering simple flexibility around family commitments.
Shared care models are becoming more and more popular across Australia. In this podcast episode we hear from a D&I expert and a dad taking a more active caring role.