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New paid parental leave is flexible and fair

by Peter Magee on April 8, 2011

Peter MageeFinally, Australians are now able to receive paid parental leave as of 1 January 2011.  The Government is offering parents 18 weeks paid parental leave of $570 per week, (equivalent to the minimum wage in Australia).  Either Mum or Dad can take the leave or share the 18 weeks between them.

These laws finally bring Australia into line with the … Read more

Peter Magee
The New South Wales government is due to consider proposed laws in relation to surrogacy – that is a woman carrying and giving birth to a baby for another person or a couple.  The proposed laws will maintain that commercial surrogacy, that is a surrogacy arrangement for money, is illegal. (SMH 28/09/10)

Rather, the laws will deal with the rights … Read more