One in four eligible mothers not taking up paid parental leave

Carla Mascarenhas
Updated June 12 2024 - 3:38pm, first published 2:52pm

A new study looking at the proportion of eligible mothers taking up paid parental leave has found a significant 25 per cent of new mothers are not accessing the payment.

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Carla Mascarenhas

Carla Mascarenhas is the NSW correspondent covering breaking news, state politics and investigations. She is based in Sydney. Contact her on

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