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Member Connect: practical initiatives to support smooth parental leave transitions

  • U&U Recruitment Partners Level 12, 259 Queen Street Brisbane City, QLD, 4000 Australia (map)

Paid parental leave and benefits like superannuation top ups are increasingly commonplace in Australian organisations, easing the economic burdens on young families. However, the impacts of leaving the workforce to care for children has broader impacts. A survey of new mums by the Australian Human Rights Commission found half of women experience discrimination in the lead up to leave, during leave or upon return to work. The majority don’t make a complaint.

Where are parental leave transitions going awry? How can improve the experience for primary carers? For transitions that go well, what enables their success? We’ll discuss these questions and more during this session.

This Member Connect event is in the format of a round table discussion, enabling everyone to share their stories/initiatives/experiences, ask questions and contribute thinking the conversation.

The DPA supports the continued development and connection of members on parental leave and working part time while caring for small children - this event will be child friendly.

This event is open to DPA Members only. Registration details will be provided direct to members via email. To learn more about becoming a member of the DPA or to sign up online, click here.

The DPA is proud to be hosted by U&U Recruitment Partners for this event.