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An executive shares her return to work journey

An executive shares her return to work journey

It is day ten of being back at work after parental leave. So far it’s been going well. 1.06PM – phone rings. It’s Mum. Mum, …

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Sexual harassment and discrimination at work – What you should do if this happens to you

Sexual harassment and discrimination at work – What you should do if this happens to you

The Human Rights Commission estimates that sexual harassment and assault at work happens to one in three Australian women. Whilst both sexual harassment and discrimination …

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Travelling for work when pregnant with twins

Travelling when pregnant is generally safe. However, soon-to-be mothers of twins should consider other factors and limitations before travelling, especially when your travel is work-related. …

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Motherhood benefits

Why motherhood makes you more valuable in the workforce

Do you break into an anxious sweat thinking about returning to work after being on maternity leave? Have you ever doubted your ability to do …

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How to financially prepare for childcare

To help plan for the financial impact of going back to work after a baby, we asked the Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, …

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How much Child Care Subsidy can your family access?

How much Child Care Subsidy can you access? We cover the basics, to work out the support available to your family.

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Jessica FIFO

How one mother re-evaluated her career for a happier family life

Jessica is a 32 year old, wife and mum of one, and until recently worked fly-in fly-out (FIFO) to the Pilbara region of Western Australia …

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A mother and daughter talk about the working juggle and ditching the guilt

Sandy Hutchison and daughter Alex talk about the realities of daily juggle and why it’s important to ditch the #mamaguilt

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An executive shares her biggest lessons as she finishes parental leave

Last night I got up at 3AM and set up bank accounts for my two oldest kids. Why? Because in two weeks I return to …

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Why a mid-morning school meeting doesn’t work for working parents

My son is in primary school. Two years ago, the school organised information sessions for parents about the program the school uses to teach literacy. …

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Your rights requesting and taking parental leave

We sit down with Janine Webster, Chief Counsel, Fair Work Ombudsman, to understand your rights when requesting and taking parental leave.

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Keeping in touch and requesting flexibility while on parental leave

We sit down with Janine Webster, Chief Counsel, Fair Work Ombudsman, to find out about one of the best kept secrets ‘Keeping In Touch’ days and how to request flexible working arrangements when preparing to return to work.

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Your rights returning to work after parental leave

We sit down with Janine Webster, Chief Counsel, Fair Work Ombudsman, to understand your rights when returning to work after parental leave.

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Motherhood, the juggle and why I resigned from my executive role

Last year I was privileged to be appointed as Executive Director Communications at the Peter Mac Cancer Centre, an internationally recognised brand doing amazing things …

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Understanding discrimination and your rights

We sit down with Janine Webster, Chief Counsel, Fair Work Ombudsman, to understand discrimination and your rights.

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Elly Hewitt and managing the motherhood juggle

Jodi sits down with Elly Hewitt to talk about her successful business, practically how she manages the crazy motherhood juggle and the importance of creating space for ‘me time’.

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How to get help from the Fair Work Ombudsman

We sit down with Janine Webster, Chief Counsel, Fair Work Ombudsman, to understand the role they play and how to get their help.

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Looking out to sea

What to do if your role is being made redundant while you’re on parental leave

Workplaces are fast-moving and a lot can change while you’re on parental leave. This happened for Jenny. She’d been on leave for six months when …

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