Paid parental leave
[page updated 11 May 2015]
Q: If I am on DET’s paid parental leave (PPL), can I also access the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (CCPL) scheme?
A*: You can access CCPL at the same time as DET’s paid parental leave, or you can take special unpaid leave after your PPL then move onto the CCPL, which is 18 weeks’ leave paid at the national minimum wage.
* Pre budget media reports flag possible changes in relation to paid parental leave to take effect from 1 July 2016. This document outlines current entitlements and will be adjusted should these or other changes be made to entitlements.
QTU, 11 May 2015
QTU stands in solidarity
The Queensland Teachers’ Union wishes to express its shock at the killing of 17 people at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and stands in solidarity with the many brave teachers who risked their own lives to protect the students in their care.
These horrific events reveal the deep commitment and bravery of members of our profession under the most extreme of circumstances, and we are proud to stand with them at this terrible time.QTU, 16 Feb 2018
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