Jason wood paid parental leave plan
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Our Plan Paid Parental LeaveThe Coalition’s Plan to help parents with young children
The Coalition will help new mums spend more time with their babies and later continue their careers by offering them a fair dinkum paid parental leave scheme based on their real wage rather than the minimum wage.
Our plan will help families get ahead, boost workforce participation and improve productivity.
•Providewomenwith26weekspaidparentalleave basedontheirrealwage(up to a maximum payment of $75,000). All women who meet the current work test will be better off. For example, women on the average full-time wage will be more than $21,000 better off.
•Makesuperannuationcontributions(currently9percent)towomen on top of their paid parental leave payment.
•Provideflexibilityforfatherstotaketwoweekspaidparentalleave at their current wage, or the minimum wage, whichever is greater (providing a payment up to a maximum $5,770 for the fortnight).
•Increaseproductivityandliftworkforceparticipation by providing more encouragement for women to stay connected to the workplace.
Our Plan Child CareThe Coalition’s Plan to help parents with young children
The Coalition will help parents meet the challenges of balancing work and family by helping to make child care more flexible and affordable. Our plan will help families get ahead, boost workforce participation and improve productivity.
•ImmediatelytasktheProductivityCommissiontoundertakeaReviewintochildcare to ensure parents have access to more accessible and more affordable childcare. The Coalition has already released proposed terms of reference for a Review.
•Workwithstateandterritorygovernments,aswellaschildcareproviders, to improve the implementation of the National Quality Framework and ensure that child care centres can focus on caring for children rather than filling in government forms.
Authorised and printed by Tony Smith MP, 1/1 East Ridge Road, Chirnside Park.
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Tony Smith mp Liberal for CaseyOffice 1/1 East Ridge Rd, Chirnside ParkPhone 9727 0799Email [email protected] www.tonysmithmp.com