This Factsheet provides a summary of the complex law governing adoption pay and leave. It covers the law in relation to employees who have had a child placed with them for adoption by an agency, or adopted from overseas.

It also provides contacts for further information and support.

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Factsheet Pay and Leave 2021 - Download: