Your go-to list of resources to help you through parental leave and returning to work

Expecting a baby? Congratulations! We’ve scoured the internet and compiled a list of key websites and links to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

Fair Work Ombudsman – Detailed information about parental leave entitlements and obligations
Understanding your leave (parental leave, sick leave, etc.) Speak with your organisation’s HR department
Working while pregnant – A great overview of everything you need to know
Managing health and safety while pregnant
Workplace Gender Equality Agency
Department of Human Services Families – Payments and services to help you when you’re having a baby and raising children
Centrelink – Parental leave pay
Centrelink – Dad and partner pay
Centrelink self service – Learn about Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support business using the Express Plus mobile apps, online accounts or phone self service
Downloading the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app
What is special maternity leave?
What are keeping in touch days?
Extending parental leave
Returning to work to the same job
Supporting working parents – Employees and leave
Supporting working parents – Overview for employees and employers
Centrelink – Everything you need to know about the Child Care Subsidy and how to claim
Child Care Subsidy info and activity test
Child Care Subsidy calculator
MoneySmart toolkit
Raising Children Network –  Pregnancy and parenting advice, including coping with baby loss

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