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Advice and tools to help you navigate your career and pregnancy and better understand your parental leave rights and entitlements

Our number one tip: Complete your parental leave plan

One question we are often asked is: how do I document everything for my manager? Welcome to your parental leave plan.

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What to remind myself before going on parental leave again

What to remind myself before going on parental leave again

In my professional life as a lawyer, I’ve noticed that there’s a big focus right now on retrospectives. This involves looking back over a recent …

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Thinking about making a career move whilst pregnant?

I’ve recently just announced that I’m leaving a wonderful firm to join an innovative NewLaw firm. This wouldn’t normally be that newsworthy but at nine …

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A letter of thanks to my first boss for supporting my parental leave

Dear my one-time employer, sponsor and all-round awesome bloke. As I prepare for another round of parental leave, I am prompted to reflect on my …

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Miscarriage

Living and working through a miscarriage

For most women, living and working through a miscarriage is quiet and isolating. It happens to one in four of us—but no one ever talks …

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Why parents need to invest in a babymoon

First things first, the babymoon we are referring to is the type that does not include a baby! There’s also the kind, traditionally, following childbirth …

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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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Hands off my bump: Some workplace etiquette please!

When I was pregnant with my first, it took me a while to adjust to that feeling of my body no longer being truly my …

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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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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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