Press Coverage

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More than 70 Australian employers have joined an initiative to lift standards for parents and carers 

Government must enable pregnant women to access extended & flexible parental leave provisions during this crisis
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Working during self-isolation: How to support yourself and the kids
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The 'infuriating' rule that penalises breadwinner mums and stay-at-home dads
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Tackling ‘flexism’ against men at work
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Michelle Williams on being a working mum + Summary Report announcement
Why we need an urgent rethink on parental leave in Australia
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Why aren't Australia's dads taking parental leave?
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Parental Leave Equality: Why It's Time To Deliver For Dads
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How to even up housework with your partner
‘No-one asks new dads how they’re feeling at work’
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Does Australia have one of the least generous paid parental leave schemes in the OECD?
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The Struggle of the Juggle is Real - Supporting Parents at Work
First national Working Families Survey launched by Australian CEOs
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Parental leave for dads – Australia trails the world
The network of employers getting more dads to take parental leave
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Why Parental Leave In Australia Needs To Change To Include Fathers
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Dads overcoming the barriers in the workplace to taking parental leave
Are women really better than men at handling the work life juggle?
Call for more shared leave options for working parents
‘You’ll go bankrupt!’: How Nikki Beaumont defied critics & introduced paid parental leave in her business
A giant leap: Major Australian law firm takes on parental leave equality
Suffering from caring fatigue? Yes, it’s a thing
Fathers' trailing in equal primary parental leave spurs Aussie dads exhibit by Swedish photographer
'Rewarding, scary, exciting, tiring and challenging'
Employers paying men & women to equally ‘share the care’ gives reason for hope
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What you need to know about going back to work after babies
Why we must re-imagine the role of Fathers in workplaces and homes
For Men, Having Your First Baby Is Your Single Greatest Moment Of Adjustment
Sydney dad on the importance of gender-neutral parental leave polices
Swedish Dads' Exhibition is 'practically porn' for stressed mums
Photo series celebrates dads
The photos that capture the magic of Sweden's family friendly policies
Swedish dads enjoy more parental leave
Climbing the career ladder post kids

Press Releases


Family Friendly Workplaces Report Launch - New report evidences key enablers and benefits of Family Friendly Workplaces


Family Friendly Workplace Launch, May 2021 - Australia now has a work + family policy blueprint and big business is on board


COVID-19 Response for Employers, July 2020 - Leading Agencies Unite to Release New Recommendations for Workplaces to Support the Wellbeing of Families


Perinatal Mental Health Week Press Release, November 2019 - Perinatal Depression and Anxiety in Australia taking a toll on Parents

National Working Families Report Pre-Release, October 2019 - Work-Life Conflict Takes a Toll on Personal Wellbeing

Kiwi Dads Exhibition Launch, August 2019 - Kiwi Dads photographic exhibition showcases need for equal access to parental leave

National Working Families Survey Launch, July 2019 - First National Working Families Survey Launched by Australian CEOs

AIFS New Research, May 2019 - New study finds little has changed for fathers working flexibly to ‘share the care’ over the last decade


Aussie Dads Exhibition Launch, August 2018 - It’s time Aussie Dads are given the opportunity to “share the care” and Review


Swedish Dads Exhibition Launch, September 2017 - Media preview of exhibition


Karitane Partnership Announcement, October 2016 - Parents At Work team up with leading parenting service Karitane to increase support for working parents

Juggle Street Research Announcement, August 2016 - The Hidden Productivity Loss Costing Australian Employers $24 Billion Per Annum


New Government Paid Parental Leave Scheme, June 2014 - 45% of Working Parents Lack Confidence in Government's New PPL Scheme

Australian Human Rights Commission Review, April 2014 - Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review 

Maternity Coaching Study, April 2014 - New Study Reveals Advantages of Maternity Coaching for Women and Employers

Learning Platform Launch, March 2014 - Parents At Work Launch Interactive Portal for Employers to Meet New Gender Equality Laws 

Supporter Updates


May 3rd 2022 – Employer Update | National Families Week: What is your organisation doing for families?

April 5th 2022 - Employer Update | Federal Government backs Family Friendly Workplaces initiative with $1.4 million dollars in funding

March 8th 2022 - Employer Update | International Women's Day 2022; How Family Friendly Workplaces can break the 'caring' bias for women and families

February 17th 2022 - Employer Update | Launching our NEW Work Life Wellbeing Learning Series for employers

January 19th, 2022 - Employer Update | Returning to work in 2022 is full of uncertainty; how to prepare leaders and teams


December 16th, 2021 - Employer Update | 2021 Highlights from Parents At Work

December 1st, 2021 - Employer Update | Best Practice approach to tackle DFV

November 25th, 2021 - Employer Update | New partnership with Care & Living with Mercer

November 18th, 2021 - Employer Update | Future of Leadership Series; Leading Hybrid Teams

October 27th, 2021 - Employer Update | Family Friendly Workplaces Announcement

October 6th, 2021 - Employer Update | Announcement: Newly Certified Family Friendly Workplaces

September 15th, 2021 - Employer Update | Invitation to new Work + Family Hub

September 9th, 2021 - Employer Update | New wellbeing articles + Additional webinars

September 2nd, 2021 - Employer Update | Launch of the new Work + Family Hub and Lockdown support

August 12th, 2021 - Employer Update | Latest on Family Friendly Workplaces second cohort + Employer lockdown support

July 28th, 2021 - Employer Update | Lockdown support for employers + Family Friendly Workplaces kicks off its second cohort

July 15th, 2021 - Employer Update | Covid Support for Employers + the first exclusive Roundtable event for Family Friendly Workplaces

July 1st, 2021 - Employer Update | Covid Support for Employers + the latest from Family Friendly Workplaces

June 17th, 2021 - Employer Update | Is your parental leave policy up to the latest standards?

June 3rd, 2021 - Employer Update | Your invitation to a briefing session on Family Friendly Workplaces

May 20th, 2021 - Employer Update | Join us for the first Family Friendly Information Session - Rethinking the Work + Family Divide

May 6th, 2021 - Employer Update | Will the budget be family friendly? Hybrid Leadership Post Covid + Recognising mums and dads need support 

April 21st, 2021 - Employer Update | How Family Friendly is your Organisation?

March 31st, 2021 - Employer Update | Gender Pay Gap Apathy and why we are not prepared to wait another 26 years

March 2021 - Employer Update | Welcoming our new Employer Members for 2021 + Great new Hub resources for Employers

March 2021 – Employer Update | Choose to Challenge – Prioritising leadership development for women | Manager return to work series and more

February 2021 – Employer Update | Special IWD event invitation + new child care services for working families

January 2021 – Employer Update | Re-Connect, Re-Align, Re-Energise Your Teams in 2021


December 2020 - End of Year Message for Employers + New Virtual Leadership Workshop Series in 2021

November 2020 - Update: Being a family friendly company, what's the return on investment? | New Virtual Content Packages for Families | Recognising Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Week

October 2020 - Employer Update | Join us for Work + Family 2.0 and hear the latest in industry best practice for Family Friendly Employers

September 2020 - Employer Update | Father's Day + RU OK Day Webinar Special + New ParentTV videos ~ Managing Mental Health

August 2020 - Employer Update | NEW Dads At Work Program + ParentTV + ongoing Covid support webinars

July 2020 - Employer Update | Introducing the 9 Key Family Friendly Recommendations for Employers + New Benefits for Employer Membership

June 2020 - Employer Update | How might we re-imagine work/life post COVID + *NEW* Webinar for Managers

May 2020 - Employer Update | New webinars for National Families Week | Changing Nature of Flexible Work and Child Care

April 2020 - Employer Update | Response to COVID-19 and the Changing Nature of Work 

March 2020 - Employer Update | Response to COVID-19 and the Changing Nature of Work

February 2020 - Your Employer Update | We Call for Parental Leave Equality this IWD 

January 2020 - Your Employer Update | Modern Families Index - how do we compare? | Joint Parental Leave in Action | PEXA Case Study


December 2019 - Your Update | 2019 in Review + What's Coming 2020 

November 2019 - Your Update | Supporting employees through Perinatal Anxiety and Depression 

October 2019 - Your Update | National Working Families Report finds working parents want more support | 'Breaking the Carer Stigma' Podcast special 

September 2019 - Your Update | New Annabel Crabb essay pushes for equal parental leave | Kiwi Dads launch a success in NZ 

August 2019 - How will top employers support dads this Fathers Day? | New Online Antenatal Support 

July 2019 - Your member update | Have your say in the first National Working Families Survey

June 2019 - Not enough choices for new dads | What do we learn from the modern families index? | National Working Families Survey 2019 

April 2019 - Special Offer - Host your own onsite THRIVE | Proof SMEs can do Paid Parental Leave | Kiwi Dads discussion kicks off | The Retirement Gap 

March 2019 - International Women's Day Special | Launching the Australian Parental Leave Equality Network | Brand New Podcasts 

Media Enquiries

For press and media enquiries please contact the Parents At Work media team:

Nicki Ferguson - and + 61 425 572 774