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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