Fair Work Act Changes
On 27 November 2020, there were changes to the unpaid parental leave entitlements in the Fair Work Act. The changes include:
- access to up to 12 months of unpaid parental leave for parents impacted by stillbirth or infant death
- access to up to flexible unpaid parental leave options.
Support services are available
Support services are available if you’ve experienced or are impacted by stillbirth.
Stillbirth Foundation Australia provide practical resources and emotional help for parents who have experienced a stillbirth. They also provide resources and advice for family members, friends and colleagues who are supporting someone through the impact of stillbirth: https://stillbirthfoundation.org.au