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Supporting working parents
The Paid Parental Leave scheme provides financial support for eligible parents. This scheme helps parents take time off work to care for a newborn or recently adopted child.
There are 2 payments available to families under the scheme. As an employer you can read about supporting your staff when they get Paid Parental Leave.
Read more about your legal obligation to support working parents on the Human Rights Commission website.
Supporting your employees in redundancy or retrenchment
If your employee is facing redundancy or retrenchment, we can help.
Read about how we can support you and your staff, as well as your redundancy requirements as an employer.
Giving us information about an employee
You may need to give us information about an employee who’s getting a payment from us.
The easiest way to provide it is online using our business online services. Read more about how you can provide information online for:
- Employment Separation Certificates for employers
- Employment status verification
- Garnishee notice to employers for deductions from salaries or wages.
Accessing other government resources
Go to the Supporting Working Parents website to read about your legal obligations for supporting employees who are:
- on parental leave
- returning to work.
Read about how you can get help for employing a mature age worker for 12 months or more through the Workforce Australia Services Wage Subsidy on the Workforce Australia website.
Find out about hosting an intern or register your interest on the Workforce Australia website.