Balancing work with school

With many of us still getting used to new ways of working, either from home, back in the office or a hybrid of both, we are also having to also adjust to fit in with school routines as well.   During Covid last year, many of us got used to being more available for school…

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School holidays can often be approached with trepidation by working parents mostly because as we know accounting for 12 weeks holidays when you only get 4 weeks leave per year means there’s often a juggle to find care and/or activities to help the kids have a fun and healthy break. So how do you do…

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AstraZeneca have recently launched the “Work, Carer’s & Family Program” to their employees across Australia and New Zealand. AstraZeneca is dedicated to fostering a great place to work and one which cultivates an inclusive and diverse culture for employees. The scope and depth of resources available via the Parents At Work Hub, significantly supports this commitment.   ‘At AstraZeneca, we greatly value our employees and the contribution they make to the…

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Our CEO Emma Walsh recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Grattan Institute and the State Library Victoria which focused on improving female participation in the workforce. Increasing female workforce participation is one of the biggest long-term economic opportunities for governments. Australia’s female workforce participation rate is above the OECD average, but Australian…

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Resources for Parents NSW Health’s Got It! Program has released helpful guides for parents who are now transitioning children back to school- based learning. Although produced by NSW Health, the guide is relevant for parents in all states and territories across Australia. The guide explains that children have experienced big changes recently and may find…

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Parents At Work have partnered with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to produce this comprehensive guide about the financial wellbeing of single parents. The guide contains a number of resources and know how on where to go for expert help when it comes to financial support as well as a general wellbeing needs section…

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