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Here to help you navigate your career and parental leave.

REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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Jodi’s personal story of three generations of strong women

Jodi Geddes and mum Jackie reflect on three generations of strong women in their family.

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“Starting my side business was the best thing for my career and family life”

With hard work, a fresh perspective and a side business to boot, marketing professional Jessica Janson kept her career on track after kids.

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Handing over to my partner made returning to work so much easier

Iris Appelo on shared parental leave, family adventures and the joy of handing over to her partner.

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I rediscovered a passion for my first career after baby #2

Journalist Cindy Lever has created the life she craved: raising her children and doing a job she loves from her farm in Australia’s Gold Coast Hinterland.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
Thinking about returning to work flexibly? These tips will help you

Looking to return to work part-time or flexibly after parental leave? Here’s where to start.

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How to say no without feeling guilty

When was the last time you said ‘no’ to your work colleague, manager, partner, child or parent without feeling a case of the guilts? Tips to have you saying no without that guilty feeling.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humour.

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What to look for when choosing a childcare centre

On the hunt for a childcare centre and unsure where to start? Read our top five considerations.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
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Thinking about returning to work flexibly? These tips will help you

Looking to return to work part-time or flexibly after parental leave? Here’s where to start.

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How to say no without feeling guilty

When was the last time you said ‘no’ to your work colleague, manager, partner, child or parent without feeling a case of the guilts? Tips to have you saying no without that guilty feeling.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humour.

read more
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What to look for when choosing a childcare centre

On the hunt for a childcare centre and unsure where to start? Read our top five considerations.

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How to find your ‘village’

We all know it takes a village to raise a child, but how do you find your own village for support and community?…

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I want to return to my old role but things have changed

Back from parental leave and the terms of your role have changed. Legal experts Holding Redlich offer practical advice.

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How to convince dads to go home

Is childcare still a woman’s work? We look at two companies successfully encouraging more men to take parental leave.

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To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

No more wading into the murky waters of daytime television—these days there’s Netflix to keep you company on parental leave.

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.
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The perfect out of office parental leave message

Prepare your out of office parental leave message in advance or risk frantically writing it as you’re trying to get out the door. Our free templates will help you create the right message and tone…

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Numbers, emails and websites to help you through parental leave and returning to work

All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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The facts about parental leave

The facts about parental leave

When we speak to women they want to know the facts about parental leave in simple terms. The same questions always come up; what am …

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Government paid parental leave - how do I claim?

Government paid parental leave – how do I claim?

It’s the number one question all pregnant women ask us; how do I claim government paid parental leave? It is also the area most women …

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