Parental Leave

Procedure 5.5.34 Version 1
Adopted 5 September 2012



  1. This procedure deals with unpaid parental leave which is governed by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) and the Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW) (IR Act), the Australian Government Paid Parental Leave scheme governed by the Paid Parental Leave Act 2010 (Cth) (PPL Act) and Council paid parental leave and maternity leave as set out in the Local Government (State) Award (Award).
  2. Kempsey Shire Council provides parental leave in accordance with the aforementioned legislation, as varied from time to time.
  3. This procedure does not form part of any employee’s contract of employment.

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