These Australian businesses have demonstrated their commitment to their staff by including specific paid leave provisions in their employee agreements for families impacted by stillbirth.

We encourage all Australian business to follow suit. Please contact us at office@stillbirthfoundation.org.au should you wish to know more.

  • The Australia National University

    ACT

    The Australia National University

    ACT

    ANU prioritises the wellbeing of staff and its Enterprise Agreement ensures that paid parental leave is available to staff who experience still birth from 20 weeks. Other leave may be granted on a case by case basis in circumstances of loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks.

  • Australia Post

    AUS

    Australia Post

    AUS

    Australia Post provides its people with paid parental leave entitlements that support their diverse workforce and their families. They deliver additional support for female employees whose pregnancies end after 20 weeks by providing the full paid parental leave entitlement, and access to free confidential and professional counselling.

  • BAE Systems Australia

    AUS

    BAE Systems Australia

    AUS

    BAE Systems Australia is committed to a culture of inclusion, called an ‘Everyone Culture’. They have recently extended their paid parental leave to include employees who have experienced the trauma of a stillbirth to ensure they have the time and support they need.

  • Bendigo Bank

    AUS

    Bendigo Bank

    AUS

    Bendigo Bank proudly supports stillbirth parents within their Australian Paid Parental Leave arrangements.

  • Billy

    AUS

    Billy

    AUS

    Billy have a growing team who share a commitment to changing the way that care is provided in Australia, and around the world.

  • Buildkite

    AUS

    Buildkite

    AUS

    Buildkite is committed to supporting any member of their team who might be affected by the tragic circumstances of stillbirth, and have a parental leave policy that explicitly gives employees full parental leave benefits. They are proud to partner with the Stillbirth Foundation to call on other businesses to match this commitment.

  • Bunnings Warehouse

    AUS

    Bunnings Warehouse

    AUS

    Bunnings Warehouse Parental Leave Policy was revised in 2018 to include support for parents in the tragic occurrence of a stillbirth. Stillborn parents are entitled to either Primary or Secondary Caregiver paid parental leave and unpaid parental leave. They also provide confidential counselling to parents coping with stillbirth.

  • Commonwealth Bank

    AUS

    Commonwealth Bank

    AUS

    Commonwealth Bank has increased paid parental leave for any employee who experience the tragic loss of a child through stillbirth. Primary carers will have access to 12 weeks of paid parental leave with secondary carers able to access four weeks of paid leave.

  • Cricket Australia

    AUS

    Cricket Australia

    AUS

    Cricket Australia extended their gender-neutral paid parental leave policy in 2017 to explicitly include employees impacted by the devastating circumstances of stillbirth. They are proud to join other organisations in calling for this approach to stillbirths and paid parental leave to become the ‘new normal’.

  • Deloitte

    AUS

    Deloitte

    AUS

    Deloitte recognises that supporting parents and families is key to the ongoing wellbeing and success of its people, such support is critical in challenging moments such as unexpected death of a family member or stillbirth. They have extended their paid parental leave to ensure that our people are fully supported in the tragic circumstances of a stillbirth to help during this difficult time.

     

  • Domain

    AUS

    Domain

    AUS

    Domain recognises that all pregnancies do not always end with a healthy baby and the devastating impact this can have on families. In the unfortunate event of a stillbirth, employees will be eligible for Domain’s paid parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers. In addition to this, employees will have access to confidential counselling to parents coping with stillbirth.

  • Electrolux

    AUS

    Electrolux

    AUS

    Electrolux has increased company funded parental leave across Australia and New Zealand and formalised that entitlements extend to parents who suffer the heart breaking circumstance of stillbirth.

  • Greensync

    VIC

    Greensync

    VIC

    GreenSync’s Parental Leave policy includes provisions for those facing the tragic outcomes of stillbirth to be equal to those of all parents. Greensync is proud to join forces with the Stillbirth Foundation and alike business and call on others to match this commitment.

  • HSBC

    AUS

    HSBC

    AUS

    HSBC Australia places great importance on supporting its employees in the most important aspects of their lives. HSBC is proud to support Stillbirth Foundation Australia in its efforts to encourages businesses to include stillbirth in paid parental leave policies so there is no ambiguity about parents’ entitlements.

     

  • John Holland

    AUS

    John Holland

    AUS

    John Holland have updated their parental leave policy to make it abundantly clear that parents of stillborn babies are entitled to both the paid and unpaid parental leave entitlements under the policy. John Holland understands that parents of a stillborn do not cease to be parents, and need support from their employer more than ever when faced with the trauma of a stillbirth.

  • KPMG

    AUS

    KPMG

    AUS

    KPMG recognises the importance of family and the various caring responsibilities its people have which is why their people have equal access to paid parental and carer leave. Paid parental leave and support is also made available to people who experience stillbirth.

  • Microsoft

    AUS

    Microsoft

    AUS

    Microsoft has extended its Paid Primary and Partner Parental Leave to people who are affected by the tragic circumstances of stillbirth. Affected employees will have access to the full 20-week paid leave benefit for primary caregivers, and six weeks paid leave benefit for partners. Microsoft has partnered with the Stillbirth Foundation to call on other businesses to match this commitment.

  • MNF Group

    AUS

    MNF Group

    AUS

    MNF Group were proud to introduce their gender-neutral Global Paid Parental Leave policy on 1 July 2019 that specifically provides support to those impacted by the trauma of stillbirth.

  • NAB

    AUS

    NAB

    AUS

    NAB provides up to 12 weeks paid parental leave, plus unpaid special parental leave as required for stillborn parents. NAB works with the employee to create a suitable arrangement to support their transition back to work.

     

  • NOVA Systems

    AUS

    NOVA Systems

    AUS

    Nova Systems includes stillbirth paid parental leave and joins the Stillbirth Foundation in their commitment to supporting parents through this difficult time.

     

     

  • Optus

    AUS

    Optus

    AUS

    Optus is committed to creating a better workplace for and has recently amended their parental leave policy to now include stillbirth.

  • Phillips

    AUS

    Phillips

    AUS

    Phillips offer paid parental leave benefits to its people in the tragic and distressing circumstances of a stillbirth. Phillips recognize the importance of family and provide comprehensive support to new parents as well as those with other carer’s responsibilities.

  • Programmed

    AUS

    Programmed

    AUS

    Programmed has extended their paid parental leave policy to explicitly include employees impacted by the devastating circumstances of still birth.

  • PWC

    AUS

    PWC

    AUS

    PwC extended their paid parental leave to ensure that its people facing the tragic circumstances of stillbirth are given as much support as possible. PwC have joined forces with the Stillbirth Foundation and fellow corporate leaders to call on other businesses to match this commitment.

  • NSW Roads and Maritime

    NSW

    NSW Roads and Maritime

    NSW

    NSW Roads and Maritime provide generous parental leave and flexible options to support employees. Their paid parental leave policy helps to care for people who face the tragic circumstances of a miscarriage, stillbirth or a child passing away shortly after birth.

     

  • Robert Bird Group

    AUS

    Robert Bird Group

    AUS

    Robert Bird Group recognises the need to extend its parental leave policy to those pregnancies that result in stillbirth. Robert Bird Group believes those who experience this trauma are equally entitled to paid parental leave and understand the impact this can have.

  • Stockland

    AUS

    Stockland

    AUS

    Stockland’s Parental Leave Policy ensures they support their employees in the tragic circumstances of a stillborn or an infant death, which includes providing paid parental leave and wellbeing support during this most difficult time.

  • Woolworth's Group

    AUS

    Woolworth's Group

    AUS

    In 2018, Woolworths Group launched a new Parental Leave policy to offer competitive benefits and leave arrangements for Primary and Secondary caregivers. The policy includes various methods of support for parents in the devastating occurrence of a stillbirth.

     

  • XERO

    Aus

    XERO

    Aus

    Xero supports stillbirth parents within their Australian Paid Parental Leave arrangements. Xero’s parental leave policy removes any uncertainty and clearly outlines how they support employees and their loved ones.