Parental leave

Various forms of parental leave are available to members depending on their work history and the type of parental leave they wish to take. Eligible employees can access paid and unpaid leave in respect to the birth or adoption of a child.

Schools: Refer to the SSTUWA parental leave info sheet found at or by clicking here.

TAFE: Refer to the TAFE General Agreement 2017 clauses 51, 52, 53 and 54. Click here.

What can I do?
  • Circulate the relevant information to other women members.
  • Have access to copies of the latest awards/agreements, clauses and the Know Your Rights info sheets.

Updated March 2019