Paid Parental Leave

Paid Parental Leave scheme provides eligible working parents with up to 18 weeks of government-funded Parental Leave Pay at the rate of the National Minimum Wage.

For more information about the Paid Parental Leave scheme visit the Department of Human Services’ website.

For information about working entitlements and workplace obligations:

Information on an employer’s role in providing Parental Leave Pay

For more information about the Paid Parental Leave scheme and the responsibilities of an employer you can:

For information about working entitlements and workplace obligations refer to the Fair Work Ombudsman or call 13 13 94. For access to all the government information and services Australian businesses need, visit the business.gov.au website.

Small businesses can also call the business.gov.au information line on 13 28 46.